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Treemonisha Partnership
CBMR Digest (Online) (2012) Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. np
... Americans in Classical Music. The five large panels focus on the contributions of past and living classical musicians of African-American heritage. ... CBMR is one of the supporting organizations of the exhibit, Treemonisha: Celebrating African ...
... The history of shape-note singing by African Americans in the US is traced from the style's inception. ...
Henry F. Gilbert
Henry Franklin Belknap Gilbert (September 26, 1868 – May 19, 1928) was an American composer and collector of folk songs. He is best remembered today for his interest in the music of African-Americans around the turn of the 20th...
Author
... and influence in the musics of African Americans in particular. ...
"I Love the Lord; He Heard My Cry"
The Hymn (2015) Vol. 66, No. 3, pp. 33-34
... view, and the appeal of his hymns to African Americans is explored. ... An Isaac Watts text set to an African-American spiritual is discussed from a historical point of ...
Wild Thing
Wax Poetics (2016) , No. 64, pp. 64-68
... , and race in America. Of African and Mexican descent, the Los Angeles-born musician highlights his career and discusses his latest recording Wildheart. ...
... and films by and about African-Americans. (Duke University Press) ...
Free Jazz/Black Power
Jazz Perspectives (2015) Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 203-207
... the intrinsic bond between African-American music and dance. ...
Florence Beatrice Price
Florence Beatrice Price (April 9, 1887 – June 3, 1953) was an African-American classical composer. She was the first African-American woman to be recognized as a symphonic composer, and the first to have a composition played by...
Composer
... Discusses the role of African Americans in the history of country music noting individual tracks ...
... In a commentary, the author urges African-Americans to challenge any negative media portrayals of their culture. ...
... A biography of the African-American lyric tenor is reviewed. ...
Gil Scott-Heron
Uncut (2013) , No. 188, pp. 88-89
... This article features Gil Scott-Heron, an African American poet who died young from drugs. A collection of music and his poetry is discussed. ...
Paul Freeman 1936-2015
Symphony (2015) Vol. 66, No. 4, pp. 11
... African-American conductor Paul Freeman died July 21, 2015 in Victoria, British Columbia, at age 79. His career is briefly highlighted. ...
... Several distinguished African-American orchestra professionals discuss their lives in orchestras today. ...
... Reviews Markel's biography of African American rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix (First Avenue Editions). ...
Rock Goes Gray
Spin (2001) Vol. 17, No. 12, pp. 151-152
... Reviews two CDs of rock music sung by African Americans: (1) Lenny Kravitz' "Lenny" (Virgin, 2001 ...
A Time for Recognition
CCM Magazine (2004) Vol. 26, No. 10, pp. sec U Magazine 10-11
... great African-Americans and draws attention to Black Gospel recording artists, Out of Eden and Lisa McClendon. ...