Category: Black Music Roots

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Dr. Wyatt Walker & The Music Tree

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Parts I & II. The revered Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker, aide to MLK and university scholar, musically demonstrates with a 100-member choir how Black Americans wrote their true history in musical notes and explains how Bl...

Roots of Music — Part I

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Revered Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker, aide to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and university scholar, musically demonstrates with a 100-member choir how Black Americans wrote their true history in musical notes and explains how ...

The Evolution of Sammy Davis

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It's 1983 and Sammy Davis and I sit down and reflect on his television interview with me in 1971. Sammy Davis says, "I’ve survived where other cats would have been down the tubes. A lot of people don’t like themselv...

Legends of Music

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“LEGENDS OF MUSIC” This edition features the thoughts and music of some of the world’s most talented legendary entertainers, including Eubie Blake, Chuck Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Lionel Hampton and Charles Brown.

The History of Black Music — Part 2

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Historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) create a unique music history lesson on stage in Vegas in this vocal extravaganza. Choirs, groups and soloists from the nation’s Black colleges showcase their talen...

HBCU The History of Black Music – Part 1

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Historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) create a unique music history lesson on stage in Vegas in this vocal extravaganza. Choirs, groups and soloists from the nation’s Black colleges showcase their talen...

Lionel Hampton: A Grace Note

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Musician extraordinaire Lionel Hampton died on August 31, 2002, at the age of 94. This program chronicles his legacy as a musician, statesman, humanitarian and close friend of the Bush family. Tony Brown also remember...

Black and White Music: The Melting Pot Music

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A look at some of the differences between Black and White music. Performances by Santana, George Duke and Billy Joel. Guests: Harold Wheeler, composer, arranger and conductor.  Wheeler’s arrangements include such hit...

Where Was Rock N Roll 35 Years Ago

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Many people and many styles of music influenced Rock and Roll. The styles included Blues, Jazz, Gospel, Bluegrass, Boogie-Woogie, and Rockabilly. Each was a major factor into the introduction of a new style of music c...

Michael Jackson: Behind The Mask

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Numerous books have been written about pop star Michael Jackson. However, the book “Michael Jackson: The Man Behind the Mask” is significant because it was written by Jackson insider Bob Jones. Jones was Jackson’s pub...