Talks

All Your Favorite Music is (Probably) Black

My humorous, highly immersive, and historically accurate hour that uncovers the African-American roots of popular music genres that appear to be free of African-Americans. Utilizing a rich audiovisual presentation, I reveal the sonic secrets behind African-Americans’ cultural invisibility within the musical categories they helped define.

Come hear my talk “All Your Favorite Music is (Probably) Black”

San Lorenzo Library • February 23 2020 • Learn More

Come hear my talk
“All Your Favorite Music
is (Probably) Black”
 

San Lorenzo Library • Feb 23 • Learn More

Hear Raves From the Press

Listen to my interview about it with KALX’s Agapanthus, 1.25.2020

Setting the Record Straight on American Music’s Black Roots

Composer Mark Montgomery French explains why “All Your Favorite Music is (Probably) Black.”

Jan 22, 2020

 

Listen to my interview on FCCFree Radio’s “Lilycat on Stuff”, 7.21.2019

“Finding out why ‘All Your Favorite Music is (Probably) Black’”

Composer Mark Montgomery French tells another side of American musical history with his multimedia presentation at MOAD.

Feb 17, 2019

 

Listen to my interview about it on KALX’s Arts in Review, 2.7.2019