Black Music Appreciation Month

Created by President Jimmy Carter in 1979, the month of June is dedicated to celebrating the African American musical influences that comprise an essential part of our nation’s treasured cultural heritage. 

Below you'll find just a sampling our songbooks from some of the most important and influential Black artists in popular times. Please see the rest of our website for even more.

 

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Created by President Jimmy Carter in 1979, the month of June is dedicated to celebrating the African American musical influences that comprise an essential part of our nation’s treasured cultural heritage. 

Below you'll find just a sampling our songbooks from some of the most important and influential Black artists in popular times. Please see the rest of our website for even more.

 

Closer Look

You'll see the CLOSER LOOK icon at left for most titles when browsing through the sections. Click on these icons to preview sample pages, audio excerpts and/or video clips.

Guitar
Jazz Piano
Pop Piano
Solo Instrumental
Drums
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