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Afrocentric Sounds

Pictures of the musicians whose performances and compositions are heard on the Afrocentric Sounds radio station at Afrocentric Sounds focuses on classical music performers and composers from the African diaspora and is the sister station to Afrocentric Voices, which plays recordings by African American classical vocalists and vocal composers.

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Rudolph Dunbar, conductor, clarinetist, author (1907-1988)

On An Overgrown Path: Berlin Philharmonic's first Black conductor

Reri Grist, soprano (b. 1932)

Gary Powell Nash, composer

Lecolion Washington, bassoonist

DBR (Daniel Bernard Roumain), composer, violinist, director (b. 1971)

Wayne Shorter, composer (b. 1933)

Frances Walker, pianist, educator (b. 1924)

Tahirah Whittington, cellist

Stephen Newby, composer, conductor, pianist

Stories - Honor Roll of Donors - Seattle Pacific University

Karen Walwyn, piano

Jacqueline Hairston, composer, pianist

Adolphus Hailstork, composer, educator (b. 1941)

Leo Brouwer, guitarist, composer, music director (b. 1939)

Charles Dean Dixon, conductor (1915-1976)

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, composer (1875-1912)

Julia Perry, composer (1924-1979)

William Banfield, composer, guitarist, educator (b. 1961)

Ulysses Kay, composer, conductor (1917–1995)

Monica Gaylord, pianist, harpsichordist (b. 1948)

Howard Swanson, composer (1907-1978)

Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, composer, conductor (1932–2004)

William Brown, tenor, educator (1938–2004)

Damon Evans, tenor (b. 1949)

Cynthia Clarey, mezzo-soprano (b. 1949)