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Found in 253 Collections and/or Records:

Abdul, Raoul, 1973 - 1990

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Scope and Contents Raoul Abdul lectured at the University of Connecticut's Black Experience in the Arts course a total of 18 times between 1973 to 1990. Abdul spoke on 9/16/1975 (2015-0002/RR8), 2/13/1979 (2015-0002/RR57), 9/12/1978 (2015-0002/RR58), 4/5/1988 (2015-0002/RR67), 11/9/1976 (2015-0002/RR84), 9/6/1977 (2015-0002/RR85), 9/18/1973 (2015-0002/RR86), 2/11/1975 (2015-0002/RR87), 10/2/1979 (2015-0002/RR88), 2/12/1980 (2015-0002/RR89), 9/16/1980 (2015-0002/RR90), 2/17/1981 (2015-0002/RR91),...
Dates: 1973 - 1990

Abraham K. Adzinyah lectures at the University of Connecticut.

 Digital Record
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/11134/20002:20150002Adzenyah

Abrams, Muhal Richard, 1983 April 5

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Composer and pianist Muhal Richard Abrams lectured April 5, 1983 at the University of Connecticut (2015-0002/RR97).

RR 97 Hale Smith introduces jazz musician Muhal Richard Abrams. Mr. Abrams spoke about his personal background and continued on with the creation of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM).

Dates: 1983 April 5

Addison W. Reed lectures at the University of Connecticut

 Digital Record
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/11134/20002:20150002Reed

Adzenyah, Abraham , 1984 - 1985

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Scope and Contents Musician Abraham Adzenyah delivered lectures at the University of Connecticut on 10/9/1984 (2015-0002/RR98) and 9/17/1985 (2015-0002/RR99). RR 98 Edward O'Connor makes several class announcements and answers questions before introducing master drummer Abraham Adzenyah. Mr. Adzenyah speaks about African music in a lecture titled "In Africa music and life are inseparable."RR 99 Edward O'Connor makes several class announcements and answers questions before...
Dates: 1984 - 1985

Ahmad Jamal and Eugene Redmond lecture at the University of Connecticut

 Digital Record
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/11134/20002:860685493

Al Fann lectures at the University of Connecticut

 Digital Record
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/11134/20002:860685470

Alvin Smith lectures at the University of Connecticut

 Digital Record
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/11134/20002:860688348

Andrew Lyght lectures at the University of Connecticut

 Digital Record
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/11134/20002:860637449

Arthur Cunningham lecture at the University of Connecticut

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Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/11134/20002:860637424

Bailey, Leon, 1986 - 1990

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Scope and Contents Dramatist and University of Connecticut School of Fine Arts professor Leon Bailey delivered 4 lectures. Bailey spoke on 4/22/1986 (2015-0002/RR101), 2/3/1987 (2015-0002/RR102), 2/27/1990 (2015-0002/AC2) and 10/10/1989 (2015-0002/AC3). RR 101 Leon Bailey, professor of Dramatic Arts, talks about one of the most important theatrical events of the 20th century--the original production of Lorraine Hansberry's "A Raisin in the Sun" in 1959. Bailey continues on with a discussion of...
Dates: 1986 - 1990

Bea Winde lectures at the University of Connecticut

 Digital Record
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/11134/20002:860688084

Betsy Dickerson lectures at the University of Connecticut

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Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/11134/20002:860685468

Bey, Chief, 1977 January 25

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Scope and Contents

Chief Bey lectured at the University of Connecticut on 1/25/1977 (2015-0002/RR103).

RR 103 Percussionist and member of the Howard Roberts Chorale, Bey presents on African music with an emphasis on African percussion.

Dates: 1977 January 25

Bhekokwakhe Langa, author, professor and alum, lectures at the University of Connecticut

 Digital Record
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/11134/20002:860685517

Bill Cole lectures at the University of Connecticut

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Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/11134/20002:20150002Cole

Bill Hutson lectures at the University of Connecticut

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Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/11134/20002:20150002Hutson

Billie Lynn Daniel lectures at the University of Connecticut

 Digital Record
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/11134/20002:860680007

Billy Omabegho lectures at the University of Connecticut

 Digital Record
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/11134/20002:20150002Omabegho

University of Connecticut, Black Experience in the Arts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-0002
Scope and Contents Lecture notes, transcriptions of lectures and interviews, and over three hundred audio recordings associated with a University of Connecticut School of Fine Arts course, "Black Experience in the Arts." The course's instructors included professors James Eversole, Hale Smith, Edward O'Connor, Leon Bailey, and Carlton Molette. The records, particularly the audio recordings, document the contributions of black artists of the time period and the power of art as a mechanism for social change and...
Dates: 1970 - 1994

Blackwell, Charles "Charley", 1973 November 13

 Item — Multiple Containers
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Charles Allen "Charley" Blackwell lectured at the University of Connecticut on 11/13/1973 (2015-0002/RR104).

Dates: 1973 November 13

Bland, Ed, 1982 September 28

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Composer and musical director Ed Bland lectured at the University of Connecticut on 9/28/1982 (2015-0002/RR105).

Dates: 1982 September 28

Bown, Patti, 1974 - 1989

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Scope and Contents Composer, singer, and pianist Patti Bown delivered 6 lectures at the University of Connecticut. She spoke on 10/1/1974 (2015-0002/RR106), 1/26/1982 (2015-0002/RR107), 1/21/1986 (2015-0002/RR108), 4/7/1987 (2015-0002/RR109), 1/26/1988 (2015-0002/RR110), 11/7/1989 (2015-0002/AC5). RR 106 Hale Smith introduces musician Patti Bown (jazz pianist) begins with her personal and family background. She discusses what it is to be a Black, female artist. RR 107 Hale Smith...
Dates: 1974 - 1989

Briggs, Charles, 1973 February 6

 Item — Multiple Containers
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Charles Briggs lectured at the University of Connecticut on 2/6/1973 (2015-0002/RR111). Charles Briggs talks about himself and his experiences as a successful person in the theatre.

Dates: 1973 February 6

Brother Blue, 1980 September 23

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

Master storyteller Brother Blue (Hugh Morgan Hill) delivered his sole lecture at the University of Connecticut on 9/23/1980 (2015-0002/RR2).

Final note, the volume on this tape is uneven especially at the beginning of the recording.

Dates: 1980 September 23

Brother Blue lectures at the University of Connecticut

 Digital Record
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/11134/20002:20150002Blue

Brown, Wesley , 1987 October 27

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Scope and Contents Novelist and playwright Wesley Brown lectured at the University of Connecticut on October 27, 1987 (2015-0002/RR112). Leon Bailey introduces Wesley Brown whose lecture focused on his personal journey that shaped him as a person and how those experiences shaped him as a writer. He was involved in the Civil Rights movement in the early 1960s. He has come to realize what drew him to this insurgency in the country was how the Black people looked like members of his family and how eloquently...
Dates: 1987 October 27

Buckner, Conrad, 1974 - 1976

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Scope and Contents Master tap dancer Conrad "Little Buck" Buckner spoke to the Black Experience in the Arts course twice. The first time was 9/24/1974 (2015-0002/RR1) and the 2nd was 2/3/1976 (2015-0002/RR113). Master tap dancer Conrad "Little Buck" Buckner introduced himself to students at the University of Connecticut in his 1974 appearance by performing several dance routines. He told students about growing up in Kansas City, Missouri and how his father, a singer, taught him to tap dance at age 5....
Dates: 1974 - 1976

Budd Johnson lecture at the University of Connecticut

 Digital Record
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/11134/20002:20150002JohnsonB

Bullins, Ed, undated

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Scope and Contents Playwright Ed Bullins spoke to the Black Experience in the Arts course (2015-0002/AC6). Unfortunately no date is attached to his lecture so it unknown when he spoke to students.Bullins' work earned him New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards as well as Obie Awards (for off-Broadway productions). He also served as Minister of Culture for the Black Panthers. AC 6 The recording begins with questions and answers by an unidentified woman, no introduction, the male...
Dates: undated