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Prepare for Black History Month Tuesday, January 25, 2011

As Black History Month approaches, consider programming or studying the music of these wonderful composers – both classical and jazz. Â  Feel free to use this list as an assignment for mini-biographies from your students too!

David Baker
Harry Burleigh
Duke Ellington
Adolphus Hailstork
W. C. Handy

Fletcher Henderson
Quincy Hilliard
Moses Hogan
Scott Joplin
Quincy Jones
Ulysses Kay
Wynton Marsalis
Thelonious Monk
William Owens
Horace Silver
William Grant Still

Billy Strayhorn
Fats Waller

Contact Stanton’s for more music and resources to celebrate Black History Month.

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