Saturday, December 27, 2014, 10:00am
Misa Criolla was composed by Argentinian pianist Ariel Ramirez in 1963. The choral work combines Spanish text with indigenous instruments. Ramírez said he was inspired to create the piece after a visit to Germany after World War II.
Saturday, December 20, 2014, 10:00am
New Orleans R&B legend Allen Toussaint, an American musician, composer, and record producer is still going strong at the age of 76. Active in New Orleans' music industry since the early 1960s, Toussaint remains an influential figure in American music.
Saturday, December 6, 2014, 10:00am
It is difficult to imagine a more definitive practitioner of Afrocentric Sacred Gospel Music in the United States, than Mahalia Jackson whose iconic voice became a symbol of the Civil Rights Movement during the March On Washington in 1963.
Unfazed by a rash of solicitations for her to...
Saturday, November 29, 2014, 10:00am
Born in February of 1897 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, famed African American opera singer Marian Anderson, grew up humbly. Her father was an ice and coal dealer. Her mother worked as a laundress. Together, they provided only a meager income to support three daughters, one of which would go...