Macey, in the height of complacency; "our family's been known for musicianers
as far back as anybody can tell.
I'm maybe nae jist muckle o' a musicianer
, but I can manage French, for instance, rale weel.
Doc Watson is a national treasure, a musicianer
of remarkable creativity and soul who drank deeply of our American song in forging a traditional music that was freely unfettered from tradition.
In an 1882 article in The Century Magazine a white onlooker at a 19th-century Georgia corn shucking described the elite status of the musicianer
like this: "The fiddler is the man of most importance.
Students and scholars of the early modern South will understand immediately why the figure of the black male vagrant--the rounder, the drifter, the traveling musicianer
, the man "bound" for the prison farm or the chain gang--looms large in Wagner's study.