Music of African Americans

Galloway, N.J. – The Stockton University Institute for Lifelong Learning (SILL) will host several mini-courses for the general public in February, March and April.

Each course meets once a week for four weeks. All courses are taught by Stockton faculty and held virtually through Zoom. The cost for each course is $45.

Music of African Americans
Beverly Vaughn, D.M., Professor of Music and Africana Studies

February, 4, 11, 18 & 25, Thursdays 1-2 p.m.

This course explores the development and influence of African Americans in the context of music-making in the United States. It surveys the West African musical influences as well as the growth of diverse genres of music ranging from spirituals to jazz, ragtime, soul, gospel, classical music, rap and hip-hop music with special emphasis on history, folklore and culture.

More information and registration information are at or call 609 652-4311.