Author: Avani Smith

Ain’t Misbehavin’

Ain’t Misbehavin’ StoryLine Ain’t Misbehavin’ was set in the twenties,during the Harlem Renessiance. The Harlem Renessiance was an intellectual, social, and artistic explosion that took place in Harlem,

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Black Classical

Origin of the Genre Unlike other African American music genres. The classical genre was not created by blacks. The earliest recorded classical time period is the

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Crazy Blues

Origin of the Genre The blues originated in the 1890s and was played all throughout the South.  It was created by African Americans as a

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Ragtime

Origin of the Genre Ragtime is a genre created by African Americans in the late 1800s. Ragtime was birthed within black communities. It was a

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