Alix Swann

Why I should not have to take the final I should not have to take the final because I have done all my blog posts

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The History of Disco

Origin of the Genre Disco came out in the late 1960s and early 1970s. It quickly overtook funk as the popular music of the times.

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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

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Sun Ra: Space Jazz

Born Herman Poole Blount, Sun Ra was a big jazz composer in the Chicago jazz scene in the 1940s. His adopted name, Le Sony’r Ra,

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Noname Bibliography

https://www.npr.org/2019/02/10/692701998/we-need-to-exist-in-multitudes-noname-talks-artistic-independence-women-in-rap-a Noname Is One of the Best Rappers Alive https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noname_(rapper) https://www.thefader.com/2018/09/11/noname-room-25-interview

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The History of Jazz Music

Origins of the Genre Jazz started coming around in New Orleans, where French, Spanish, Creole, African American, Cuban, and Caribbean populations constantly mixed and shared

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Intro to Ragtime Video

Intro to Ragtime Video Check out this Intro to Ragtime Video Below! Made by A’Shiah Rachel, Alix Swann, and Makenna Waller.   Video Transcript Welcome

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Why I should not have to take the final

I should not have to take the final because I have done all my blog posts as well as attended all of the classes. I have learned a lot in this class and I am now able to talk confidently about the evolution of music forms that stemmed from black music. I already have a high A, so I think even if I took the final I would maintain it, so there is no reason for me to take it. Also, I have learned how Dr. Johnson is a brilliant man!