Music frames black history

bk davis on stage

Fats Domino was once quoted as saying that before there was the first era of rock’n’roll, black people were in New Orleans rocking. For Salem composer BK Davis, there is no better way to trace black history than though  black music. “All American music stems from basically slave music and early rock’n’roll,” he said. “You can still find traces of it in today’s rap music.” On Saturday, in honor of Black History Month, the BK Davis Singers will perform gosel, jazz and pop in a Black History Celebration, sponsored by Pauline Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church. The program, which … [Read more...]