Podcast: Black History Month. Some musical notes.


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The guest host of this podcast is Ashley Jackson. She is an accomplished musician, who has studied the music of both Margaret Bonds and Florence Price, who composed and worked during the civil rights movement in the United States. In this podcast, Dr Jackson gives us both an historical and a personal perspective on how the struggles of these composers, and those of her grandmother, helped make possible what she does today.

Harpist Ashley Jackson is an Assistant Professor in the Music Department at Hunter College, New York City.

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