Lamont Jack Pearley


Lamont Jack Pearley – Executive Director/ Founder

Though I’ve taken an unorthodox route to my career destinations, the hands on experience I’ve gained are priceless. Through my 12 year tenure, I’ve earned the title “folklorist” for my works in documenting African American Culture and musics with an extensive collection of field work interviews. The works earned me an induction into the NY Blues Hall of Fame for Great Blues Historian and Radio/Television Producer. My independent public radio experience allowed me to lecture and present workshops for college students who major in communications that take radio, media and journalism courses.

Working at Highbrow news publications inspired me to begin penning my own articles. My mission is to uplift my community, provide intellectual conversations, historical facts, and the necessary coverage of the African American experience.  Writing and producing for a publications that works to have direct impact on the African-American community and others of African descent is truly why I worked so hard within the system, as well as independent of the system to develop a voice that is universal to the nationwide native tongue of the African American.

As a Broadcast Media Professional  I work to platform our story.

As a Bluesman – With a national guitar and bottle neck slide, Lamont “Jack Dappa Blues” Pearley presents a performance of original delta blues traditions, sharing stories, singing songs and engaging the audience through the oral history of African American Tribal Music called The Blues. With an authentic style of field hollers, accompanied by Mississippi influenced guitar playing, grounded in the NYC experience, Jack Dappa Blues takes his shares a journey of original songs through the traditional style of music and storytelling.  Lamont “Jack Dappa Blues” Pearley has been inducted into the NY Blues Hall of Fame for Great Blues Historian and Radio/Television Producer as well as Great Blues Artist which allowed for his vintage style Blues performance at BB Kings Blues Club in Times Square.