Black Music Spotlight (2/1-2/3)

February 3, 2023, 8:30 am

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Bongani Ndodana-Breen
Bongani Ndodana-Breen (Photo: Anna Morris)

At 8:30 am every weekday in February, WFMT host LaRob K. Rafael will present and introduce a piece by a Black musician or composer. Enjoy the first week’s programming below, and delve into subsequent weeks here: (2/6-2/10; 2/13-2/17; 2/20-2/24; 2/27-2/28).


Wednesday, February 1

Bongani Ndodana-Breen: Safika: Three Tales of African Migration
Chen String Quartet; Kuang Hao Huang, piano

Thursday, February 2

Christian Onyeji: “Amurowo ayi out nwa”/ “Ufie III”
Chicago A Cappella; William Chapman Nyaho, piano

Friday, February

Taiwo Adegoke: “My Quest for Knowledge”/ “Evening Market at Oshodi”
Joseph Ehrenpreis, guitar