The History of Soul Music in the Sunshine State
We're joined by author John Capouyato explore Florida’s contribution to soul music he covers in his book, “Florida Soul: From Ray Charles to KC and the Sunshine Band.” Capouya, an associate professor of journalism at theUniversity of Tampa, highlights some of the most noteworthy Floridian musicians through research into and interviews about soul’s golden age.
From Tampa, Capouya tells us more about Florida’s history of soul music and the details of his book. Capouya will present a lecture as part of theFlorida Humanities Council Speaker’s Seriesat the Edison and Ford Winter Estates on Thursday, February 28 at 6:00 p.m.
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