Trenton Makes Music
Punk. Funk. Itchi gitchi ya ya da da. Hard bop. Martial music. If we could package the sounds inside these pages, they’d be bouncing.
Giving the city’s sounds their due takes two passionate professors, some inquisitive students – and hometown R&B queen Sarah Dash. The Trenton Makes Music project is capturing the city’s musical history measure by measure.
A playlist of Trenton’s finest
From LaBelle to Kool in the Gang to Instant Funk, Trenton’s musicians played in some of the most popular acts of the last century. Kim Pearson, associate professor of journalism, shares a playlist of Trenton tunes that will get your feet tapping:
Posted on January 17, 2017