Day: May 8, 2018

Sydnei Jackson Scat Singing Project

Scat singing was made popular in the year of 1926. As a branch off of the Jazz Genre, Scat singing offers those same syncopated grooves that make you move your feet. So, who is responsible

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Genre’s History

Rhythm & Blues is a style of music developed by African Americans that combines blues and jazz, characterized by a strong backbeat and repeated variations on syncopated instrumental phrases. the name’s origin was created for

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“You Got To Have It: Soul Power”

The genre of Soul marks Black America’s transition it the mixing of Blues and African rythyms. Rising to to the spotlight in the 1960’s and reaching its prominence in the 1970s, its popularity still holds

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Never Can Say Goodbye…

Dr. Johnson, and the rest of my 2:00 class, just wanted to say thanks for the laughs and the lessons! I’m not going to lie when I first came into the class I was confused

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R&B Is Where its at!

R&B a genre many of us love! But where are the women! My piece is drawn in majority cool colors, most colors people would associate with men. Thats true! Majority of the artist and songs

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Gospel in the 80s

Gospel music is a form of worship to Jesus Christ. What differs gospel from negro spirituals is the instruments used. Gospel music consists of rhythms typically from organs, pianos and percussion instruments. Hence the use

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Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye “Prince of Motown”   Early Life Marvin Pentz Gay Jr. was born on April 2nd, 1939 in Washington, DC to Marvin Gay Sr., a church minister, and domestic worker Alberta Gay. Marvin was

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Hip Hop Poster and Explanation

By AnnaLiza Carey This is the poster I created to symbolize hip-hop as a civilization, genre, and a movement. I researched who some of the arguably most influential and popular hip-hop artists of all time

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So Long, Farwell

I am very grateful to have taken this class, despite the work load. It was very informative and entertaining. I enjoyed learning about African American music and its association with black culture. The book was

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