VideoBob Masteller talks about his musical influences from growing up. He grew up in the era of jazz and swing with some of his favorite musicians being Benny Goodman, Louis Armstrong, and Duke Ellington.
African American Music Appreciation Month
The month of June provides a time to appreciate and celebrate African American musicians, composers, singers, and songwriters. This observation began on June 7, 1979, when President Jimmy Carter decreed June to be Black Music Month.
Musical Influences | Artopia
String Section: Violin | Artopia
VideoTimmothy Baker plays the violin in the South Carolina Philharmonic String Section. The violin is the smallest stringed instrument and has the highest sound.
String Section: Viola | Artopia
VideoAudrey Harris plays the viola in the South Carolina Philharmonic String Section. The viola is a little larger than the violin and has a mellower sound.
Columbia's Colorblind Tackles Issues Through Music | Palmetto Scene
VideoAfter finishing a set in 2006, Justin Smith was introduced to someone who, on the surface, may have been an unlikely collaborator for his acoustic sound--hip hop artist, FatRat Da Czar. At a recording...
Girls Rock Columbia | Palmetto Scene
VideoGirls Rock Columbia is a non-profit organization created in 2013. Every summer, this organization hosts a one- week long day camp where girls between the ages of 8 to 17 learn how to play an...
Dizzy Gillespie | S.C. Hall of Fame
Video"From the Be to the Bop: The Musical Legacy of Dizzy Gillespie." An excerpt from South Carolina ETV's Carolina Stories.
Shake Em, Shake Em | Gullah Music
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Praise House | Gullah Music
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Joe Sample Explains Poetry and Rhythm | Artopia
VideoJazz musician Joe Sample says rap music is poetry to a rhythm.
Being in a Jazz Band | Artopia
VideoEboni Ramm talks about her experiences of working with a band and being the only vocalist.