CCJ Reports

Macon Music Showcase Brings Local Artists to the Spotlight

Macon Music Showcase Brings Local Artists to the Spotlight

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

May 23, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Video, WMUB Programming

Amyre Makupson/Center for Collaborative Journalism, Mercer University: When you think of music in Macon, chances are names like Otis Redding, The Allman Brothers, even Little Richard come to mind. But what about names like Louise Warren, James Worsham or even Charles Davis – have you heard of them?...

Macon Music Ep 9: Ryne Meadow

Macon Music Ep 9: Ryne Meadow

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

April 3, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Video, WMUB Programming

CCJ News Director Amyre Makupson and Macon Pops drummer Steve Moretti sit down with Athens artist Ryne Meadow to hear about his musical background and listen to a few songs.

Macon Music ep. 8: Mercer Bearitones

Macon Music ep. 8: Mercer Bearitones

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

March 22, 2019


Filed under Showcase, WMUB Programming

WMUB News Director Amyre Makupson and Macon Pops Founder Steve Moretti sit down with two student members of the Mercer Bearitones to talk about the music group on campus.

African drum lessons teach kids an important history lesson

African drum lessons teach kids an important history lesson

Madilyn Harrell, Student Journalist

February 22, 2019


Filed under Audiograms, More Student Work, Showcase

Brother Kwame teaches kids how to play the African drums once a month on Saturdays at the Tubman Museum in hopes of preserving tradition.

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