African American musicians
Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:
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).
Composer and musical director Ed Bland lectured at the University of Connecticut on 9/28/1982 (2015-0002/RR105).
Lisa and Danny Calvo, respectively a harpist and flautist, lectured together on 4/12/1988 (2015-0002/RR114). The Calvos introduced the selections they planned to perform beginning with "Sonata in D."
Jazz and pop singer Inez Cavanaugh lectured on 11/14/1972 (2015-0002/RR116).
Opera singer Hilda Harris spoke on 12/3/1974 (2015-0002/RR176). Harris is well-known for being one of the first African Americans to play “trouser” roles in the mezzo soprano repertoire. Harris has taught at Howard University (1991-1994), the Chautauqua Institute for sixteen years, maintained a private studio in New York City, and is currently teaching at Sarah Lawrence College as well as the Manhattan School of Music College.