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Turn Me Loose White Man is a an examination of virtually all forms of American vernacular music throughout the first 60 years of the twentieth century. It includes a 30 cd set (available separately at www.allenlowe.com) and complete discussion and annotation of over 800 performances in the following genres: Ragtime, minstrelsy, blues, jazz, hillbilly music, country music, blues, rhythm and blues, folk, and rock and roll.
Allen Lowe is a saxophonist and American music historian, who has recorded as a leader with Julius Hemphill, Don Byron, Marc Ribot, Lewis Porter, Roswell Rudd, Ken Peplowski, Nels Cline, Erin McKeown, Gary Bartz, David Murray, Kalaparusha, DJ Logic, Ursula Oppens, Doc Cheatham, Loren Schoenberg, JD Allen, Noah Preminger, Bob Neloms, and others. He has released over 20 compact discs under his own name; his last project, an 8 CD retrospective of his career, "Disconnected Works, 1980–2018," was released on ESP DISK in 2019.