Day: December 9, 2019

Concerts

93rd Annual Christmas Spelman-Morehouse Christmas Carol Attending the Christmas Carol, I was pleasantly surprised. The music they sang was not traditional, and they put on an amazing production. The concert was on December 8, 2019.

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Jazz

Jazz By Makayla Leonard   Jazz originated in New Orleans, Louisiana from the 1920s to the present. This genre is a mix of ragtime and blues. There are many different genres of jazz like modal,

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Ragtime

Ragtime by Makayla Leonard  Ragtime lasted from the years 1896-1920. Post slavery black musicians could only play in bars and brothels, therefore that is where ragtime became popularized. The basis of creating a ragtime song

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Techno, Detroit’s Finest

Techno music was developed in the heart of Detroit, Michigan in 1980. Techno is a combination of African American music styling, with inspirations from Chicago, funk, electric jazz, and synthesizers. The music is synthesized by

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Hip Hop

Hip-Hop emerged in the 1970s in Bronx, New York. Clive Campbell created the genre based on his Jamaican tradition. Hip-Hop became extremely popular in the years between the 1990s and 2000s. The 90s is when

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A Christmas Carole

93rd Annual Spelman-Morehouse Christmas Carol Concert I personally was amazed by the talent that was displayed at the Christmas Concert. I didn’t expect the variety of genres music from Traditional Negro Spirituals, to Gospel, and

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Concert: Christmas Carol

The concert that I chose to attend was the Spelman-Morehouse glee club Christmas Carol. Saturday nights showing was at Spelman College at 7:30pm. There were several instruments used throughout the concert such as the organ,

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Musical Theatre

Play Musical Theatre 1800s-Now Origin Black musical theatre originated in New York city during the late 1800s. Black people were represented in plays by using blackface. Blackface was a way to degrade blacks people and

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Hip Hop

Hip Hop Hip Hop originated in The Bronx during the 1970s. Hip Hop gained popularity in the 1979 from being played at block parties and clubs. Hip Hop songs were made on two turntables by

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