Black History Month Collection

We've compiled a list of musicians we have within the archive that you should know as part of Black History Month.

Discover the music behind these musicians.

Count Basie

Esther Bigeou

Blind Blake

     

Big Bill Broonzy

Bessie Brown

Duke Ellington

     

Lillian Glinn

Lil Green

Coleman Hawkins

     

Billie Holiday

Rosetta Howard

Alberta Hunter

     

Blind Lemon Jefferson

Lonnie Johnson

Robert Johnson

     

Huddie LeadBelly

Eartha Kitt

Blind Willie McTell

     

Lizzie Miles

Memphis Minnie

Ma Rainey

     

Tampa Red

Bessie Smith

Clara Smith

     

Victoria Spivey

Maxine Sullivan

Sippie Wallace

     

Fats Waller

Ethel Waters

Bert Williams

     

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

Please note, due to copyright some items may only be available as a 45 second snippet.

If you are a Researcher or Educator in need of full access to these recordings, click here.

FAU Students, Faculty and Staff can listen to recordings unrestricted by logging into the Research Station using their FAU NET ID.