Day: October 6, 2019

Jubilee Quartets

m jubilee quartets jubilee 1929 transitional 1930 Gospel 1946 Create Your Own Playlist Golden Gate Quartet The group was founded as the Golden Gate Jubilee Singers in 1934, by four students at Booker T. Washington

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Blues

Genre Blues by Nia Webb “The Blues are the true facts of life expressed in words and song, inspiration, feeling, and understanding.” (Willie Dixon) Blues music was used to tell the life story of a

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Ragtime

Ragtime by: Nia Webb Ragtime is a genre of music created by African Americans that is played on the piano in a syncopated style. It was a popular style of music between 1896-1920’s that started

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Ragtime- Alana Edmond

What is Ragtime?  Ragtime is a genre of African American Music that peaked between 1895-1919. It is known for its syncopated style.  Origin  Do not be fooled, Ragtime is an AFRICAN AMERICAN genre of music.

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Negro Spirituals

Negro Spirituals Previous Next What are Negro Spirituals are a genre of folk songs that originated during slavery dating back to 1865. Negro spirituals were the primary ways that slaves were able to worship together

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Blues

Twelve Bar Blues By: Tatyanna Tyger Originated in the 1930’s. Known for have 12 bars in the beats. Began in the deep south, Mississippi Delta. Had a big influence on jazz music. In the 1940’s

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Ragtime

Roaring Ragtime By: Tatyanna Tyger Piano was the dominate instrument. Ragtime era was from 1896 to 1920. Was found in St. Louis, Missouri Cake Walk was a popular dance to ragtime where slaves would mock

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Jubilee Quartets

Jubliee Quartets By: Tatyanna Tyger Originated in the early 1900’s. Was similar to Negro Spirituals but consisted of a faster beat. The minimum amount of singers in a group was four. Consisting of a first

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