Author: brittneyjamesr

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Daniel Caesar Daniel Caesar or better known by his family as Ashton Simmonds, is a 24-year-old Toronto native.  Caesar was musically inclined at a young age through his family and church but launched his musical

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Techno

Techno music was developed in the 1980s and was influenced by mixtures of different types of sounds including: electro, funk, and electric jazz. The style of techno was influenced by futuristic themes that become the

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Folk

Folk music started as early as the 1930s and got its sound from traditional, rural music. Folk music was known for songs that usually pass throughout generations. It is learned by ear; the lyrics are

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Gospel

Gospel music is a genre of Christian music that originated negro spirituals and hymns. Gospel music is not secular, it is a reminder for Christians of the higher power we praise, the higher power being

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Musical Theater

Staged performances that included music, dance, and a bit of acting began about 2,500 years ago in ancient Greece; this staged performance later became known as musical theater. As time progressed new ideas were added

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Disco

Discotheque, library of phonograph became short for disco. Disco is beautiful, vibrant combination of dance music and culture that began in the 1970s. Disco is a mixture of soul, pop, funk, and electronic dance music

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Sub Genre: Jazz

Nina grew up in a southern Methodist home and began singing in the church as a child like many other African American musicians. As she began adulthood, to make ends meet, she started to sing

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Jazz

Jazz music is a great combination of ragtime and blues, it is not as sad as blues but has a similar melody and it is not as upbeat as ragtime. Jazz was originally a west

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Jubilee Quartet

Jubilee quartets were derived from the Fisk jubilee singers after the ending of slavery; this began in 1871 by George L. White at Fisk University where student would sing Negro spirituals in hopes to raise

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Ragtime

Ragtime is a syncopated rhythm that was popular in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Many people used ragtime music for dancing or swinging. The most used instrument is ragtime is the piano which is

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