Archive for January, 2012

Nat Geo on the Silk Road

National Geographic World Music has been posting a couple of the Silk Road Tour videos I shot and produced with Abigail Washburn and the US State Dept. This latest features footage of incredible Uyghur musicians in Urumqi. You can also watch the video by clicking “read more” below or directly on youtube. I also made a map of the route […]

Silk Road Tour

In late 2011 I went on a U.S. Embassy-sponsored Silk Road Tour with banjo songstress Abigail Washburn and her band The Village. I did a series of behind the scenes videos, including this one, a collaboration with some Tibetan students in Xi’ning, Qinghai Province, China. This also includes footage from the Kumbum Monastery, originally built in the 14th century. […]