Black History Month Music Resources

By , February 10, 2022 3:44 pm
Discover Music Resources this Black history month - record labels featuring and highlighting several black musicians

In celebration of Black History Month, our Sound Archivist Ben Roth wanted to share “Heebie Jeebies” one of Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five’s first recordings on a piano roll using his player piano. Please enjoy this video we put together.

You can listen to the original recording played by Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five by visiting:

Beyond Louis Armstrong, you can listen to more original recordings on our website by several musicians who paved the way of those of today. From Ma Rainey to Billie Holiday, you can listen to over 20+ musicians within our collection.

Beyond the RSA website, we also wanted to share that FAU Libraries has several guides sharing even more resources in relation to Black History month and music that are worth checking out.

Below you will find a list of different books and streaming videos that are worth checking out and let us know who your favorite musician is in the comments below.

Books and Streaming Videos Worth Checking Out this Black History Month

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