Oakwood University Music Department Chair to debut own CD at Oct. 12 Release Party
Oakwood's music department Dr. Wayne Bucknor will host a release party for his debut CD, "40 Years: God is good" on Saturday, October 12, 8:00 p.m., in campus’ Peters Hall.
Along with Bucknor's original compositions and arrangements, several Oakwoodites perform vocals on the recording: the group “Committed,” Tamara Bodie, Bryan Cordell, Duawne Starling, and husband-wife duo Kevin and Shavonne Sampson.
Bucknor will offer behind-the-music stories about each composition. He describes, for example, the original composition, "I Know It's You Lord" as "a praise song that welled up in my spirit one day as I was walking into the music building at Oakwood University. (...) I realize that all of the good happenings in my life, couldn't have been of my own doing or coincidence.” He queried: