Súle Greg Wilson, M.A.,
folklorist, educator, banjoist, and percussionist, was Co-Director of the historic 2005 Black Banjo Gathering, and is a founding member of the Grammy Award-winning African American string band, the Carolina Chocolate Drops.
As an educator, Wilson has taught primary and middle school in the New York, Phoenix, and Tempe Pubic Schools, as well as at Arizona State University, and the Maricopa County Community Colleges.
Wilson has performed and/or recorded with Taj Mahal, Tony Trischka, Mike Seeger, Joe Thompson, Pura Fé, Babatunde Olatunji, Ruthie Foster, and John Sebastian. It’s taken him from from Belfast to Bahia, Kumasi to Juneau, Honolulu to Hermosillo.
Author of The Drummer’s Path: Moving the Spirit with Ritual and Traditional Drumming, he has written for Sing Out!, Banjo Newsletter, the Village Voice, and Rhythm Music Monthly. Born in Washington, D.C., he now lives in Tempe, AZ, just a half mile from his collaborator, Meg Arredondo.