Scott, Leonard S., Hobbs, Al, Cooper, Tyron, Maultsby, Portia K.
Panelists: Dr. Leonard Scott (Co-founder, Tyscot Records; Pastor, Rock Community Church), Al “The Bishop” Hobbs (Founder, Aleho Records; Former General Manager WTLC; Past Executive Vice Chair, Gospel Music Workshop of America); Moderator: Tyron Cooper (Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology); Respondent: Dr. Portia Maultsby (Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology).
Campbell, Lamar, Dixson, Liz, Williamson, Tracy (Sound recording executive and producer), Wiggins, Raynetta, Johnson, Sylvester A., 1972-
Panelists: Lamar Campbell (Recording Artist; Worship Leader, Emmaus Christian Church), Liz “Faith” Dixson (Radio Announcer, WTLC AM 1310),
Tracy Williamson (Founder TRE7, Inc., Artist Development, Marketing and Production Company); Moderator: Raynetta Wiggins (Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology); Respondent: Dr. Sylvester Johnson (Department of Religious Studies).
This panel explores the role of race, class, gender, and generation in shaping the multiple identities of participants in rock, as well as the ways that African American rock musicians have negotiated these identities within the context of the music industry, mainstream society, and African American communities. Video files consist of 29 sec. calibration pattern (not included here) and 115 minutes of footage from main camera and two files totaling 115 minutes of simultaneously recorded footage from side camera. One of the four video files is only 2 seconds long and does not contain any useable content (not included here).
This panel explores the status of rock in the 21st century—how rock is conceptualized/defined and how has it been transformed and reinterpreted; the role of African American musicians in this process; current trends in rock; the use of technology for creative, marketing and distribution approaches; the reception of Black rockers by the music industry, mainstream, underground, and international audiences; and African American communities, etc. Video files consist of 34 sec. calibration pattern (not included here) and 134 minutes of footage from main camera and 133 minutes of simultaneously recorded footage from side camera.
IU Soul Revue, Thomas, Suzanne, Blues Church (Musical group), Tamar-kali
Concert performance wrapping up the AAAMC conference "Reclaiming the Right to Rock: Black Experiences in Rock Music." One of the nine video files contains a test pattern/calibration screen for the concert (not included here). Two of the nine video files do not contain any useable content and are not included here.