Mwesa Isaiah Mapoma
is one of Zambia
's best-known living ethnomusicologists
. He received his ethnomusicological training from University of California, Los Angeles
(UCLA). His dissertation research focused on the royal musicians of the Bemba people
in Zambia's Luapula
province. His field recordings are housed in the UCLA ethnomusicology archive.
- Mapoma, Isaiah Mwesa, "The Use of Folk Music among Some Bemba Church Congregations in Zambia", 72-88, Yearbook of the International Folk Music Council, 1, 1969
- Mapoma, Isaiah Mwesa, Ingomba: The Royal Musicians of the Bemba People of Luapula Province in Zambia UCLA PhD dissertation.
- Mapoma, Isaiah Mwesa, The Determinants of Style in the Music of Ingomba, UCLA MA thesis.