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African American Tribal Music – The Beginning

Published By: Lamont Jack Pearley African American Tribal Music The heritage and culture that are the foundation of what I like to call “African American Tribal Music” are the products of two continents – Africa and America. They stem from a long tradition passed down generations prior to arriving to the New World, mixed with events and conditions that were faced during a heinous period in American History by those who were captives and brought by force as well as those that were here before Columbus who also became captives. …

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Gumbo Friday’s Ep1- Jack Dappa Blues Heritage Radio

Published By: Lamont Jack Pearley Gumbo Friday were We talk about everything that comes to mind about all things in regards to African American Tribal Music and the Black Experience! On this episode I speak with Brock Lightnin and Sista Zaki about White Flight, Black Flight, Protecting our leaders, conflict of beliefs in the Black Community and more! Black Flight African American churches leave the inner city for the suburbs. SARAH EEKHOFF ZYLSTRA| DECEMBER 30, 2008   Urban blacks have been following the pattern of so-called “white flight” for the…

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Why it’s important to preserve and document family history w/ Jontavios Willis

On this segment of the Jack Dappa Blues Radio show, Jontavious Willis, Blues Musician and historian, shares with me the reason he produced an interview series featuring his grandparents at their home in Greenville, GA. We discover the history of his family, the conditions of Black Life in America and the stories that accompany our legacy should be passed down from Generation to Generation.   Press – http://www.thecountryblues.com/artist-reviews/jontavious-willis-2/

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Jack Dappa Blues Interview W/ Mary Hurt Wright

Published by Lamont Jack Pearley   On this part one episode of a two part series, I have the honor to speak to the great grand daughter of Mississippi John Hurt, Mary Hurt Wright, who shares with us her upbringing in Mississippi with her parents and grandfather which opened her eyes to the importance of not only her Grandfather’s legacy, but the legacy she’s building by preserving his.      

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The Social Implications of the Negro Spiritua

Published by Lamont jack Pearley In my studies and research, I was reminded of an article written by John Lovell and I encourage yu all to read it. I will be conducting a thesis or utilizing it in an upcoming video.   The Social Implications of the Negro Spiritual* JOHN LOVELL, JR. Early Criticism of Spirituals May 30, 1867 is an important date in the history of Negro culture. On that date, in the New York Nation, there appeared a notice of the first attempt to collect and understand Negro…

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Joshua2 and the Pentecostal Blues

Published By Lamont Jack Pearley Talking Bout The Blues Featured Artist Series Highlights Joshua2 and the Blues Project- Pentecostal Blues. Joshua2 presents The Blues Project: “Pentecostal Blues Concert” to Harlem. A musical performance that celebrates the history and continuing relevance of original blues through Joshua2’s signature style call “Pentecostal Blues.” The Blues Project: precipitates a blend of authentic gospel, folk, low-down country, blues and R&B/Soul and conveys a message of unity by bringing people from diverse backgrounds to interact, bond, come together as one and have an amazing time through…

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