Max Ochs, poet musician from Annapolis, Maryland plays African American Folk music on the guitar as well as other original compositions. He studied with some of the old blues greats like Mississippi John Hurt, Skip James, Son House, and his contemporary John Fahey. He has three CDs and several videos on Youtube, he has a book of poetry, “Just Caws”, available on Amazon. He was interviewed by the Library of Congress on the program “The  Poet and The Poem”, check his interview in this link