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I Wish I Didn't Quit: Music Lessons gives you the tools and ideas to help your child succeed along their musical journey.

I Wish I Didn't Quit: Music Lessons

Since music entered the National Curriculum in 1988, the UK’s approach to musical education has been grounded in Western Classical traditions.

Music in education: a living relic of Western Europe’s colonial mentality

2017 saw the beginning of a new generation of young women establish themselves as the new voices and faces of the male dominated UK Jazz scene.

How women took over the London Jazz scene in 2017

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It is undeniable that there is violence in some hip-hop, but should a few cases marginalise an entire genre?

White Violence vs Hip-Hop

It's time to challenge the lazy ways in which UK music education treats musical styles from Africa

‘African’ drumming, the homogenisation of a continent

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I’ve always wondered why, when studying music in school, we never learnt about music from western Africa or the Caribbean during the generally accepted years of western Classical music (1730-1820).

Where are the Black Classical Composers?

‘Kitch’ should be celebrated as one of the great black British musicians of the 20th century

Politics & Calypso: Lord Kitchener, the Windrush-era musician who sang stories