Category: Black Music Roots

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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...

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...

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...

God’s Prodigy

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