Caleb Vanden Eynden is a senior music education student at the University of Dayton. He is currently wrapping up a year long thesis project on Dayton Funk history and pedagogy. Caleb spent the summer of 2019 interviewing local Dayton musicians who were popular during the funk era of the 1970s and 80s. This project explores not only the fascinating oral history of Dayton’s music scene, but also explores ways in which this music and culture can be preserved through music education. 

Learn more at The Funk Center: https://www.thefunkcenter.org