Rhiannon Giddens' Freedom Highway Solo Album: From African akonting, to Enslaved Blacks' Banjo to American Experience.

Rhiannon Giddens is a singer and multi-instrumentalist best known for her unparalleled mastery of the banjo. According to Rhiannon, in America, "in the first 100 years of its existence, the banjo was known as a plantation instrument, as a black instrument."