Black History Month

Classical Music

A Celebration of Black Composers

From February 10 to February 14, WHRB's Classical Music Department programmed music by black composers in honor of Black History Month. We heard William Grant Still, R. Nathaniel Dett, Florence Price, Scott Joplin, and many others whose works are all-too-rarely appreciated.

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The Blues Hangover

Sturgill Simpson Revives Classic Rock on his Good…

After special guest Tyler Childers opens the night with heaven-sent Appalachian ballads, Sturgill Simpson kicks off his Good Look'n Tour in Birmingham, Alabama with music that hearkens back to the hair bands of the 80's and brings theatrical flair to his outlaw country repertoire.

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The Blues Hangover

Kaumakaiwa Kanaka'ole Brings Aloha to Harvard…

Hawaiian folk musician Kaumakaiwa Kanaka'ole and guitarist Shawn Pimental play traditional songs at Club Passim. In an interview with Blues Hangover DJ Emmanuel Calivo, Kaumakaiwa discusses the role her Hawaiian heritage has played in shaping her identity and worldview.