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Emmett G. Price III

Emmett G. Price III is one of the nation’s leading experts on African American Music, Music of the African Diaspora, African American Culture, the Black Church, Christian Worship, Black Popular Culture, Hip Hop Culture and Youth Culture.

About Me

Emmett G. Price III has spent much of the past decade writing, lecturing and conducting cutting edge research on bridging the generational divide. A well regarded scholar, educator and consultant, Dr. Price has the unique ability to capture the hearts and minds of the most diverse and versatile audiences with his compassionate sense of humor, his amicable intellect and his quick wit. He is a noted print and broadcast media expert, as well as a widely sought after motivational speaker and preacher. In 2010 Dr. Price was awarded the “African Americans Making History Today: Living Legend Award” from the Boston Renaissance Charter School. The Boston Business Journal recognized him in 2011 as an “Emerging Leader” and again in 2013 as one of 40 influential business and civic leaders in Boston under the age of 40.

My Favorites

  1. John Coltrane - A Love Supreme
  2. Miles Davis - Kind of Blue
  3. Herbie Hancock - Maiden Voyage
  4. Mahalia Jackson - Newport 1958
  5. Billie Holiday - The Billie Holiday Songbook
  6. Mary Lou Williams - Zodiac Suite
  7. Duke Ellington - Concert of Sacred Music (live)
  8. Jimmy Smith - Cool Blues
  9. Shirley Scott - Soul Shoutin'