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DJ Session: African-American Classical Musicians

For this week’s installment of DJ Sessions, on Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Terrance McKnight, a DJ at WQXR, New York’s Classical Music Radio Station. He shares pieces by African-American musicians and composers who are making an impact in classical music.

Songs In This Segment

Jeff Scott, “Startin Sumthin”

Jeff Scott, “The Gift of Life”


Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, “Lamentations” performed by Tahirah Whittington

Jason Moran, “Improvisation” live at MoMA’s “Migration Rhapsody”


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