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I worked for the US State Department as a Jazz Diplomat
The U.S. Department of State has long recognized the role of music in diplomacy, with its emphasis on free expression, improvisation, and democratic and collaborative teamwork.
After his #AmericanMusicAbroad tour, guitarist Tony Memmel, shares how music helped him connect with youth with physical differences around the world.
Baltimore-based rapper Wordsmith toured Africa in 2016 with the American Music Abroad program, part of American Voices, funded by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State.
Members of the bluegrass band, The Student Loan, talk about their trip to Asia as part of The Rhythm Road.
Members of the music group, Vice Verse All Stars, share their thoughts before leaving on a State Department-sponsored trip to West Africa.
Oscar Williams Jr. and Perfected Praise share some of their gospel spirit before heading out on a U.S. Department of State sponsored tour through Europe.
Oscar Williams, Jr. and Perfected Praise demonstrate how they plan to teach the fundamentals of gospel music during their Rhythm Road tour abroad.
Mark Sherman says the Rhythm Road is a kind of "music Olympics," only without the medals.