Perfecting Folk

Buddhist music from the heart

Jeff Greenwald

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THE FREIGHT AND SALVAGE is the oldest acoustic music club west of the Mississippi, but when the MC introduced the headliner, she was a bit baffled.

“We’ve been presenting the best in acoustic and traditional music since 1968,” she said. “But what you’re going to see tonight isn’t acoustic, and it isn’t traditional—I don’t know what to call it.”

The audience helped her out, shouting in unison: “Dharma folk!”

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