Day: December 4, 2017

Break Dancing

  Break it Down: Break Dancing Break Dance Basics According to Burnim and Maultsby: Socioeconomic conditions in parts of the Bronx and Harlem in the 1960s and 1970s profoundly shaped the aesthetics and activities of

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Keb Mo

Kevin Roosevelt Moore is a folk/blues artist that is very prevalent in the African American community. He started his career playing the steel drums in a calypso band. His career started off in the blues

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the Soul Stirrers- Octobria Saddler

  Formed in 1926 in Trinity, Texas by Roy Crain Used a unique style of ad-libbing lyrics Pulled away from traditional jubilee style and integrated more mainstream pop (for that era)   Common Elements Used

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Barry White

Early Life Barry White was in Galveston, TX. As a young child he sang gospel songs with his mother and taught himself to play piano. At age 11, he moved to South Central Los Angeles and

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House Music-Octobria Saddler

House Music by Octobria Saddler General History House Music is a musical genre that is thought of to be the electronic offspring of disco music and was pioneered by many talented DJs that started off

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Kendrick Lamar OUTLINE -Treasure Goddard

Research Methodology: The information in this paper was collected through thorough research conducted prior to and during the time frame of this course. As a huge fan of the artist, I have spent much time

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William Grant-Octobria Saddler

  William Grant Still by Octobria Saddler Biography Born in Woodville, MS, 1895 Studied medicine at Wilberforce University before turning to music Studied at New England Conservatory of Music in Boston First black to direct

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One Page Wisdom – Jada Mitchell

Race in this country has always been a topic of rights and equality. When I think about music I think of all the success and failures black musicians have had along the way. This country

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Joe “King” Oliver

  Joe “King” Oliver, Joseph Nathan Oliver,  is one of the most prominent figures in the jazz era. Oliver was a jazz cornet player and bandleader. Oliver is known for his musical skills of incorporating mutes,

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