Music of

African Americans

Music of African Americans

Course Information:
ETHNMUS 91 and 161P

Director:
James Roberson

 

The Music of African Americans Ensemble performs a diverse mix of gospel music including Negro spirituals and traditional and contemporary gospel. Beginning in the 1600s with enslaved Africans, African American choral music has evolved into a refined urban form accompanied by piano, drum, bass and tambourine.

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