My college piano teacher was a loud, brusque, 7 foot-tall wild-man whose grandfather had been the last democratically-elected president of Lithuania until the coup d’état of 1926.
Wow! Unequivocally traditional American music in 11/8 time! Right here in Ellensburg!
If you ever take a class in music history and wonder if Gregorian Chant will ever be of use to you …
If you've never heard the music of Hank Dogs, check it out.