Maultsby, Portia K.

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Portia K. Maultsby received a Ph.D. degree in Ethnomusicology from the University of Wisconsin--Madison, and is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology, the Director of the Archives of African American Music and Culture, and an adjunct professor of African American and African Diaspora Studies at Indiana University. She teaches historical and theoretical courses on African American music and culture in ethnomusicology. Her research topics have centered on Black religious and popular music and she has lectured and conducted workshops throughout the United States, as well as in England, The Netherlands, Russia, Cuba, Zimbabwe, and Malawi. She is co-editor of African American Music : An Introduction, (Routledge Press, 2006). She also has served as consulting scholar for PBS, BBC, and NPR productions on African American music. In addition to her scholarly work, Professor Maultsby is a keyboard player and the founding director of the IU Soul Revue, a touring ensemble specializing in the performance of African American popular music.

From the guide to the Portia K. Maultsby Collection, 1981-1986, (Indiana University, Archives of African American Music and Culture (AAAMC) http://www.indiana.edu/~aaamc)

Portia K. Maultsby received a Ph. D. degree in ethnomusicology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and is Professor in the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology and Director of the Archives of African American Music and Culture at Indiana University where she also is adjunct professor of African American and Africa Diaspora, American and African Studies. She teaches historical and theoretical courses on African American music and in ethnomusicology. Her research topics have centered on Black religious and popular music and she has lectured and conducted workshops throughout the United States, in England, The Netherlands, Russia, Cuba, Zimbabwe, and Malawi. She is co-editor of African American Music: An Introduction Routledge Press (2006). She also has served as consulting scholar for PBS, BBC and NPR productions on African American music. In addition to her scholarly work, Professor Maultsby is a keyboard player and the founding director of the IU Soul Revue, a touring ensemble specializing in the performance of African American popular music.

From the description of Portia K. Maultsby Collection. Series G, Black Music Industry Interviews, 1981-1986. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 431477601

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creatorOf Maultsby, Portia K. Portia K. Maultsby Collection. Series G, Black Music Industry Interviews, 1981-1986. Indiana University Archives of African American Music & Culture, AAAMC
creatorOf Portia K. Maultsby Collection, 1981-1986 Indiana University Archives of African American Music & Culture, AAAMC
creatorOf Sykes, Charles E. Interview with George Clinton [videorecording]. Indiana University Archives of African American Music & Culture, AAAMC
creatorOf Hutchins Library. Rural hymnody symposium collection/ by Hutchins Library. Berea College, Hutchins Library
creatorOf Brown, Mary Ellen, 1939-. Evelyn Johnson lecture, February 19, 1990 [videorecording]. Indiana University Archives of African American Music & Culture, AAAMC
creatorOf Indiana University, Bloomington. Dept. of Afro-American Studies. Images of rap in music videos [videorecording] / Afro-American Studies. Indiana University Archives of African American Music & Culture, AAAMC
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Rhythm and blues musicians--Interviews
Soul musicians--Interviews
African American sound recording executives and producers--Interviews
African American musicians--Interviews
African American disc jockeys--Interviews
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