Banning Eyre writes about international music for the Boston Phoenix. He also comments and reports on music for NPR's All Things Considered and has been published in Billboard, Option, Rhythm Music, The Beat, Guitar Player, and Folk Roots Magazine. He has traveled extensively in Africa and has produced many programs for the public radio series Afropop Worldwide. He is coauthor (with Sean Barlow) of Afropop! An Illustrated Guide to Contemporary African Music (Chartwell, 1995).Eyre, Banning is the author of 'In Griot Time An American Guitarist in Mali', published 2000 under ISBN 9781566397599 and ISBN 1566397596.