“Music is the universal language of mankind.”

James Brown

Take a “hip trip” through the evolution of black music.
Rousing music and  images provide an exciting journey through negro spirituals and gospel,  the songs of Bessie Smith, and jazz icon Duke Ellington.

Sing along to the music of soul legends James Brown, Aretha Franklin, and Marvin Gaye. Groove to the sounds of your favorite songs from the Motown era to the urban contemporary sounds of today.   Hands will be clapping, and feet tapping to the best songs in black music!


  • Live Commentary
  • Live Musical Performance
  • Integrated Video Projection 

TARGETED GRADE LEVEL: Elementary Version (K-5)  Secondary Version (6-8, 9-12)

PROGRAM MATERIALS: Student Worksheets and Teaching Resource Guides

CORE CURRICULUM & TOPICS:  Multicultural Awareness, Social Studies, Arts & Humanities,  African American Culture, Music Education, Jazz, Blues, Language Arts

Client reviews

What teachers and administrators say?

"The enthusiastic reaction from our students to the program, and positive remarks by our staff members confirms the [your] production is a winner. We plan to have you back
Marshall Ceasar
Assistant Principal,
Ann Mullen Middle School
“Worth every penny of our school’s assembly budget. Our students gained greater understanding of diversity issues...they really liked the program.”
Marge Henton
Central regional high school
“Fantastic! Your assemblies are always well received by the entire school.”
Angela Melroy
Teacher/Assembly Coordinator Bells Elementary School