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ONE VOICE: THE SONGS WE SHARE: Country

Leslie Jordan, Travis Howard and The American Pops Orchestra performs “Hey Good Lookin” in ONE VOICE "Country."
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Leslie Jordan, Travis Howard and The American Pops Orchestra performs “Hey Good Lookin” in ONE VOICE "Country."

Friday, Dec. 3, 2021 at 10:30 p.m. on KPBS 2 / On Demand

Enjoy the American Pops Orchestra's celebration of uniquely American music that transcended its original genre to find a place in our collective American culture.

American Pops Orchestra members and chorus performs “Hey Good Lookin” in ONE VOICE "Country."
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American Pops Orchestra members and chorus performs “Hey Good Lookin” in ONE VOICE "Country."

This episode was filmed at the Poorhouse Farm Park in historic Martinsburg, West Virginia, under strict COVID-19 mitigation procedures. Hosted by and starring Emmy Award-winner Leslie Jordan, “Country” features additional performances by celebrated country songwriter, producer and guitarist Travis Howard; 2020 Steve Martin Banjo Prize recipient, Jake Blount; one of Dance Magazine’s 25 to watch, Nic Gareiss; Appalachian singer-songwriter Senora May; and star of Broadway’s "COMPANY," Claybourne Elder.

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All performers are joined by The American Pops Orchestra under the baton of founder and music director Maestro Luke Frazier, who is a native of West Virginia.

Senora May performs “Wildwood Flower” in ONE VOICE "Country."
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Senora May performs “Wildwood Flower” in ONE VOICE "Country."

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Nic Gareiss and Jake Blount perform “Minstrel Man" in ONE VOICE "Country."
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Nic Gareiss and Jake Blount perform “Minstrel Man" in ONE VOICE "Country."