Classical 90.5 WUOL is proud to present African American Voices, a celebration of African American musicians. This 15 part series that will air the month of February, highlights the contributions of African American classical musicians, from powerhouse singers like Jessye Norman, Marian Anderson (above) and Paul Robeson, Pulitzer prize winning composer George Walker, conductor James DePriest, and many others. Each 3-minute feature includes music and engaging information about these musicians, whose work made significant impact on the musical life of the United States, often in the face of great adversity. Listen at 10am and 4pm, weekdays in February.
Daniel Gilliam is weekday afternoon host (1-3pm) and program director at 90.5 WUOL, and director of radio for Louisville Public Media.