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Ogunyemi Adebayo Oludare Dr., Department of Music

Area(s) of Specialization/Research Interests

Music Performance, African Musicology, Music Business and Afro- American Music

Profile

Currently as the Head of the department of music, Mountain Top University. With over 30 years in music academy and scholarship I have displayed tremendous skills and commitment to the advancement of music scholarship in the country. I studied music at the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile Ife, where I stressed Piano Performance. I also possesses Post graduate Diploma in Management Studies from the same University before proceeding to the University of Lagos for his master in Music and Doctor of Philosophy where he specialized in Ethnomusicology. ‘Bayo Ogunyemi’s research interest is in African musicology, Music business and Music theory. I have been published both home and abroad. I have also attended seminars and symposia both home and abroad where he focused his presentation on the Music of the Yoruba people in the new age. My ongoing research is on the forgotten music of the Yoruba people of the south west, Nigeria.

Academic Credentials

Ph. D Music (2020), M.A Music ( 2014). Pg. D Management Studies (1994), B.A Music (1990)

Professional Association

Association on Nigerian Musicologists, ANIM

Publications

1 Ogunyemi A (2022), Leisure and Entertainment, Handbook on the Yoruba, Toyin Falola Network Pan African University press, Lagos
2 Ogunyemi A. (2022), The African Musician as a Social Reformer: A Periscopic Assessment of Òrìsà-Oko festival Music of Ókémẹ̀sí-Èkìtì. South West, Nigeria, Àkéte Journal, a Journal of the Department of Theater Art & Music, Lagos State University, Ọ̀jọ́ọ̀, Lagos.
3 Olutade J, Ogunyemi A (2022), Harnessing Music Entrepreneurship as an Interdisciplinary Tool for Sustainable Development in Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria: An Appraisal of ESM in Mountain Top University, Mountain Top University Journal of Entrepreneur, Magboro Ogun State.
4 Ogunyemi A. (2022), Genetics of change in Yoruba Drumming Tradition, IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science, India (IOSR-SHSS) Vol.27,Issue 2, Series 3
5 Ogunyemi A. (2022), The African Musician as a Social Reformer: A Periscopic Assessment of Òrìsà Oko festival Music of Ókémẹ̀sí-Èkìtì. South West Nigeria, An African Journal of Arts and Humanities and Religious Studies, Department of Philosophy, Tansian University, Umunya, Makurdi Benue Nigeria(IAAJAH), Vol 8 no1. D ISSN: 2488- 9210 (Print) 2504-9038 (Online)
6 Ogunyemi A. (2021), Women, Music Ensemble & the Social Organization of the Yoruba Traditional Society, Women Play/Sing the Earth: Music and Women, Association of Musicologists, Turkey
7 Oikelome A, & Ogunyemi A, (2020), Sound, Structural patterns and Iconography in the Traditional Music of Yoruba People: A study of Gbedu Olu of Epe, Lagos State Igwebuike, An African Journal of Arts and Humanities and Religious Studies, Department of Philosophy, Tansian University, Umunya, Makurdi Benue Nigeria (IAAJAH), Vol 6 no 2.
8 Ogunyemi A. (2018), Analysis of Musical Form in Yoruba Court: A Study of Iga Idununganran, A journal of African Studies, Department of Linguistics, African & Asian Studies, University of Lagos 9: 1, 160-181. University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
9 Ogunyemi A. (2018), Extra Musical Functions of Drums in Yoruba land: A Study of Gbèdu Oba Olótò of Òtò Àwórì, Department of Linguistics & Languages, Adekunle Ajasin, University. Akungba, Akoko, Ondo State Nigeria, Akungba, Akoko, Ondo State Nigeria.
10 Ogunyemi A. (2018) Urbanization of Dùndún Drumming: A study of Aso Sèkèrè in Iga Ìdúnùngánrán, Department of Creative Arts University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria