Many Musics of America

Event Category: Event

Gospel Music in Pittsburgh

Hands of gospel choir
Gospel Music in Pittsburgh In a tribute to Pittsburgh’s rich gospel-music history, the Alton Merrell Trio and the Heritage Gospel Chorale, under the direction of Herbert VRP Jones, will present the music of composer, arranger, and publisher Charles Henry Pace. With his wife Frankie, Charles [...]
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Rhiannon Giddens: A Special Concert and Q&A

Rhiannon Giddens with banjo

Rhiannon Giddens A Special Concert and Q&A   Rhiannon Giddens–North Carolinian folk musician, MacArthur “Genius” Award Recipient, former member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, and Grammy-award winner–comes to Davidson College for a special concert and Q&A. This event is sponsored in part by the “Many […]

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Kansas City Jazz: An Online Tour

Blues and jazz musician in black and white

Kansas City Jazz: An Online Tour   In Kansas City, Missouri in the 1920s and 1930s, jazz musicians pioneered a new, more improvisational style of jazz. The evolution of Kansas City jazz was influenced and shaped by significant social and historical forces like the Great […]

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Seminole Legends and Songs

Brian Zapeda promotional image
Seminole Legends and Songs Seminole Legends and Songs is a public event, co-organized with the Center for Music of the Americas (CMA) at Florida State University, that explores the musical and artistic traditions of the Seminole Tribe of Florida. Seminole artist, Brian Zepeda will present [...]
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Kennedy Creek Old Time Music Workshops

Kennedy Creek Old Time Music Workshops Georgia Tunes Mick Kinney and Evan Kinney feature their collected tunes from field recordings, manuscripts, and primary source musicians, demonstrating regional melody and accompaniment styles. Detailed bowing rhythms, variations, improvisation and their origins will be discussed in a group [...]
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