The Windrush Generation – African & Caribbean music in Hackney

Black and white photograph of a Caribbean family dancing around a radiogram in their home.

Through stories of musical innovation, distribution and enjoyment, this series ‘Roots, Rhythms and Records’ celebrates the impact of Hackney’s African and Caribbean communities on music in the borough and beyond. This week we are exploring music and the Windrush generation. What role did music play in the lives of the Windrush generation?  Caribbean communities settled … Read more