The National Museum of African American Music opened with a virtual ribbon-cutting on Martin Luther King Jnr Day. Photo: AP The National Museum of African American Music opened with a virtual ribbon-cutting on Martin Luther King Jnr Day. Photo: AP
The National Museum of African American Music opened with a virtual ribbon-cutting on Martin Luther King Jnr Day. Photo: AP
Music

Jazz, gospel, blues, hip hop, R&B and their part in America – new museum in Nashville sets history of black musical genres in context

  • The National Museum of African American Music tells an important and often overlooked story about the roots of American popular music
  • The music brought by African slaves, the emergence of blues through the Great Migration, and the US civil rights movement are all covered

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The National Museum of African American Music opened with a virtual ribbon-cutting on Martin Luther King Jnr Day. Photo: AP The National Museum of African American Music opened with a virtual ribbon-cutting on Martin Luther King Jnr Day. Photo: AP
The National Museum of African American Music opened with a virtual ribbon-cutting on Martin Luther King Jnr Day. Photo: AP
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