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Day: April 14, 2019

Gospel

Gospel Music: Past & Present

Background on Gospel Music Passionate about establishing a better quality of life, black sharecroppers began to migrate from the rural South to cities in the

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Free Jazz

Sonny Rollins

Background Sonny Rollins was born “Theodore Walter Rollins” on September 7, 1930 in New York City. As a child, he started as a pianist, but

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Gospel

Gospel – Then vs. Now

Old School – Legends like Mahalia Jackson sang gospel music in its earlier days. Jackson made Gospel in the 1950s become popular because of her

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Black and Blues

Origin: The Blues genre formed at the turn of the 20th century in the Deep South. The heart of the genre was in Mississippi Delta.

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