Rhiannon Giddens http://wwno.org en Grammy-Winning Carolina Chocolate Drops Play Jazz Fest Saturday, April 28th http://wwno.org/post/grammy-winning-carolina-chocolate-drops-play-jazz-fest-saturday-april-28th <p>Carolina Chocolate Drops singer and banjoist Rhiannon&nbsp;Giddens was preparing for a career in opera when&nbsp;she discovered&nbsp;the rich tradition of African-American string band music and performance in the Piedmont region. She completely changed directions, and co-founded the now Grammy-winning Carolina Chocolate Drops. The Carolina&nbsp;Chocolate&nbsp;Drops play Jazz Fest&nbsp;Saturday,&nbsp;April 28th.</p><p> Fri, 13 Apr 2012 19:36:45 +0000 Fred Kasten 8734 at http://wwno.org