"It is becoming increasingly difficult to decide where jazz starts or where it stops, where Tin Pan Alley begins and jazz ends, or even where the borderline lies between between classical music and jazz. I feel there is no boundary line." - Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington
WDAV celebrates Black History Month throughout February with special programming that honors the African and African-American heritage in classical music. Each day, we'll play a selection from a prominent African American composer or musician.
To learn more about some of most celebrated composers of African descent who have made impactful and lasting contributions to classical music, visit AfriClassical.com or click on the images below: