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Day: April 1, 2019

Fusion Jazz

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

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Black & Blues

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

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Black & Blues

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

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Black & Blues

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

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Black & Blues

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

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