Author Archives: Shaun Jex

About Shaun Jex

Shaun Jex is the editor of the Citizens’ Advocate newspaper in Coppell and the author of a biweekly blog titled “Walking the Jericho Road.” A multi-instrumentalist, Jex developed his love of Sacred Harp and shape note singing while studying the musical traditions of Appalachia.

Help Me to Sing: Raymond Hamrick as Composer and Teacher

Raymond Hamrick was a master craftsman. For close to eight decades, he worked as a jeweler repairing watches at Andersen’s Jewelers. For most of those years, he also used this eye for detail to craft and teach the art of … Continue reading

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