A life of music, cultural work, and community

This is a book of how-to’s: how to build community, how to do cultural work, and how to work with young people through music. The stories, music scores, and accompanying podcast make it a practical resource for educators, chorus leaders, and others seeking to engage with the power of music.

Brandeis University Press, Spring 2019  Orders filled by Chicago Distribution Center

Brandeis University Press, Spring 2019

Orders filled by Chicago Distribution Center

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“Jane Sapp is a musical and cultural power…”

Bernice Johnson Reagon, founder of Sweet Honey in the Rock

In this political moment when so much has been challenged, we are going to have to reach deep for the things of the spirit…”

Suzanne Pharr, former director of the Highlander Center

“…This book is perfect for music educators.”

Sandra Nicolucci, professor emeritus, Boston University

“…An awesome songwriter and cultural worker…she always looks for opportunities to bring people together.”

Rose Sanders, founder of the National Voting Rights Museum