Jordan D. "Chick" Chavis Jr.: His Legacy and Role in the Implementation of Instrumental Music Education in the Nashville African American Community
The purpose of this historical research is to investigate the life and legacy of Jordan D. Chavis Jr.'s career and contributions to music education as a musician, bandleader, band director, and music educator in Nashville, Tennessee. Chavis was the first black instrumental music teacher in the Nashville Public Schools and is recognized for organizing instrumental music programs in black schools. This paper will underscore the importance of historical research regarding African American Music Education contributions.
African American Studies|Black history|Education history|Music education
Michael L Burrage,
"Jordan D. "Chick" Chavis Jr.: His Legacy and Role in the Implementation of Instrumental Music Education in the Nashville African American Community"
ETD Collection for Tennessee State University.