Author: Ashley Dickson

Ornette Coleman

Randolph Denard Ornette Coleman (March 9, 1930– June 11, 2015) was an American jazz saxophonist, violinist, trumpeter, and composer. He was one of the major innovators of the free jazz movement of the 1960s, a term he invented with the

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Carl Cox

Born: July 29, 1962 Years Active: 1980s-current Genres: House, techno, tech house, minimal techno Carl Cox is a British DJ, and house and techno producer. In the 1980s, Cox was a breakbeat hardcore DJ and became a mainstage DJ in the electronica industry. He has

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Hard Bop

By: Ashley Dickson & Jade Johnson [embedyt][/embedyt] Hard Bop is a subgenre of jazz that is an extension of bebop music. The term began in the mid-1950s to describe a new current within jazz

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More Than A Song

Music has played an essential role in African American culture. The music we hear from R&B, rap, soul, and gospel artists is a beautiful concoction of the Black experience: we hear black hardships, black love,

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  Years Active: 1997- Active Gabi Wilson, better known by her stage name H.E.R.  ( an acronym for “Having Everything Revealed), was born on June 27th, 1997 and is a singer-songwriter from Vallejo, California. H.E.R. 

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Yolanda Adams

Years Active: 1974-present Yolanda Yvette Adams was born on August 27, 1961, and is a gospel singer, actress, record producer, and former radio host. She began her career as a school teacher and part-time model

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