Links to Friends and Partners

Other Hip Pages About the Arts!

RBH Drums

Mark Lomax is a proud endorser of what he calls "the best hand-crafted drums!!"

Inarhyme Records

Artist owned and operated record label and production agency featuring some of the greatest creative voices in music today.


Aaron Dworkin

MacArthur Fellow, visual & performance artist

Great site for an introduction to African Americans in the art music world.


Bill Banfield

Prolific composer, author, guitarist,  educator, and mentor


Cedric Adderley

Wonderful composer, educator, mentor and friend


Eleanor Alberga



Emmett G. Price III

Musician, scholar, and minister, Rev. Dr. Price is a leading expert on African American music and culture.

Gowens Music

Anointed, age-appropriate sacred music for children.

Raise Productions

Good music, wonderful writing, powerful message


Guthrie Ramsey

Musicologist, pianist, and educator, Dr. Ramsey is a leading mind in explaining the genius of Black music.


Harlem String Quartet

A powerful ensemble whose mission is to advance diversity in classical music, engaging young and new audiences through the discovery and presentation of varied repertoire that includes works by minority composers.


Harry Hunt, Jr.

Composer, multi-instrumentalist, and producer


Imani Winds

One of the most successful, and innovative wind quintets in the country.


Jeffery Mumford

Composer and educator.


Jonathan Bailey Holland

Composer and educator, Jonathan is in the vanguard of Black Art Music and, by extension, American Art Music.


Maestro Julius Williams

Conductor, composer and educator, Maestro Williams is a trailblazer, and the consumate musician. He has composed works in all of the contemporary classical genres.


Leslie Burrs

Composer, flutist, and educator


Marian Anderson String Quartet

Became the first African American ensemble in history to win a classical music competition by winning the 1991 International Cleveland Quartet Competition.


Meisha Adderley

Amazing pianist and friend


Patrice Rushen

Composer, pianist, producer


Pharez Whitted

Fantastic trumpeter, mentor, and friend


Point of Departure

Great blog on improvised music


Primous Fountain



Trevor Weston



Valerie Coleman

Composer and flutist

Recordings by Black composers and performers

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