To celebrate Black History Month 2022, Harmony is highlighting the Black voices in American history that have moved us to sing, cry, dream, dance, and love. Below, find listening recommendations from Harmony band members on Black artists that have inspired them, influenced them, and moved them to be the amazing musicians they are today.

Keep scrolling to find additional book and film recommendations honoring Black voices in literature as well as the performing arts.

Listening Recommendations from Harmony Band Members

Reggie Jackson

Recommended Songs

David Swank

Recommended Recordings

Other media recommendations from Peggy Meckling-Baker, Director of Communications, and Barbara Fant, Artist-in-Residence

FICTION

NONFICTION

POETRY COLLECTIONS

FILM & TV

Documentary Series (Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV)

Documentary (Hulu, HBO Max, Amazon Prime Video)

Documentary (Netflix, Apple TV)

Documentary (Apple TV, Amazon Prime Video)

FOLLOW ALONG ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Watch our social media channels throughout February for daily highlights of Black voices in American history. Like, share, and comment on those posts and tweets by sharing with us your favorite songs or other significant contributions from black artists that have inspired you.