Hi, I’m Matthew. I’m a research student at the University of Bristol, UK. I began this project in February 2017 to learn more about black music history. I continue to document on social media when I’m not studying or working my main job in education.
Traditional western music history is well documented and many books and online resources exist that chart its development. There are fewer resources covering the music of the African Diaspora and its spread throughout the world. With my newsletter, I seek to play a small part in sharing knowledge about black music history.