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Embracing Local Indigenous Peoples’ Ways and Musics in School Music Classes 

First Peoples’ Ways Forward:   Embracing Local Indigenous Peoples’ Ways and Musics in School Music Classes  By NAfME Members Anita Prest, J. Scott Goble, and Hector Vazquez-Cordoba   This blog refers to…

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Bomba: The Sound of Puerto Rico’s African Heritage

Bomba: The Sound of Puerto Rico’s African Heritage By NAfME Member Vimari Colón-León This article appeared in the April 2021 issue of Journal of General Music Education. Join NAfME today…

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Make a Sound!: Interview with Drummer Michael Bland

Make a Sound!  Interview with Drummer Extraordinaire Michael Bland   By Thomas Amoriello Jr. NAfME Council for Guitar Education Chair   “Whenever Prince saw me paralyzed and afraid, he’d say, ‘Put…

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