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Research Guides

Guide to BIPOC musicians and related literature

This guide supports research on the musical traditions and scholarship of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour) individuals and groups.


The following journals provide high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarship on many different cultural musical traditions:

Asian Music, journal of the Society for Asian Music

Black Music Research Journal, journal of the Center for Black Music Research

Latin American Music Review

Ethno-musicology, journal of the Society for Ethnomusicology

African Music