"African American Contributions to Music" lecture by Dan Huff

Dan Huff, musician, and music historian, will offer a presentation on the gospel, jazz, and blues roots of our African American culture which has contributed to our rich American musical heritage.

Tuesday, January 17th Lecture: “African American Contributions to Music” by Dan Huff 1- 3 p.m. at University of South Carolina Beaufort, Auditorium, 801 Carteret Street

Dan has played in numerous symphonies and orchestras in major cities. He is an accomplished musician and presenter for OLLI on Gullah history and music as well as a dedicated Friends of the Beaufort County Library member and serves on the system's Library Board of Trustees.

We're getting closer to the end of the New Harmonies exhibit and program schedule, but there's still time for you to experience roots music with Beaufort County Library. For the complete schedule of New Harmonies events click here.

About the Author

Grace Cordial has been responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Beaufort District Collection at the Beaufort County Library since 1999.  The Beaufort District Collection exists to acquire, preserve, maintain and make accessible a research collection of permanent value which records the history, culture, and environment of our part of the South Carolina lowcountry.  Besides the research room, Cordial manages the “Virtual BDC:” the BDC web pages, the Online Obituary Index, two digital collections, a new BDC.BCL Facebook page, and the Connections blog.  
 
Among her duties is to coordinate or present programs about local history, Gullah culture, and our coastal environment, including occasional instructional sessions about how to perform historical and/or genealogical research.