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Jones, Arthur C.


Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Oral history interview with William Warfield, 1999 August 4, 2003

Identifier: M450.05.00011
Abstract William Warfield recounts his early experiences of studying music with well-known artists such as Robert Nathaniel Dett and Paul Robeson, and some of his early performance experiences. He discusses his approach to performing any musical work, including spirituals and classical works, in which he visualizes what the music is saying before and while he performs it. He describes the spiritual as a folk song that is part of the cultural inheritance of all Americans, and believes that the...
Dates: 1999 August 4; Issued: 2003

Spirituals and Social Justice, 2016 October 27

Identifier: M450.05.00001
Abstract Video recording of the "Spirituals and Social Justice" event held at the Anderson Academic Commons, University of Denver, on 2016 October 27. Featuring Dr. Arthur Jones.
Dates: 2016 October 27

Story of the Spirituals Project, 1999 August 5, 2003

Identifier: M450.05.00008
Abstract As an introduction to the history of the Spirituals Project, Arthur Jones recounts his early experiences in music beginning with his participation in the New York City All City High School Chorus, to his training in and career as a practicing psychologist, and to his return to music after 25 years by performing spirituals in fundraising events. He discusses his compelling need to educate people on the meanings of spirituals, Southern religious folk songs created and first sung by African...
Dates: 1999 August 5; 2003

The Spirituals Project Records

Identifier: M450
Abstract This collection contains materials related to The Spirituals Project (founded 1998), including correspondence, programs, posters, and reports.
Dates: Other: 1992-2013