Day: April 1, 2019

Lenny White: American Drummer

Lenny White Who is he? Leonard White III December 19, 1949 New York City Styles: Cross over jazz funk fusion  jazz-funk neo-bop post-bop soul What He Did… As a self taught left handed drummer on

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Black & Blues

Origin At the end of the twentieth century, a new genre named Blues “emerged from Black communities in the southern United States”(119). In contrast to other black genres at the time,  – Ragtime, Jazz, etc.

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Blues: The Safe Haven

Background Blues began in the early 1920s around the deep South along the Mississippi River during the times of Jim Crow.  Blues music stemmed from genres such as work songs, spirituals, and African music having

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Black and the Blues

An Introduction and History of Blues The blues music genre was created at the turn of the 20th century. During this time, there were several other black music genres that were popular at the time,

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Black & Blues -Alix Swann

The Blues came to the United States not even 50 years after slaves were granted their freedom. Sharecropping was very popular in the South after slavery ended, and the work was just as difficult. After

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