Author: Christal Smith

Classical Music

Origin Classical music was originated during the Medieval Times. There were only a few African American composers and some resided in slave states.They received formal

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Blues in the South

Origin Blues is a musical genre that originated in the south by African Americans at the end of the 19th century. It was heavily influenced

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Michael Eric Dyson

Michael Eric Dyson had an interview on “The Breakfast Club.” He stated many things that stood out to me. He talked about Beyonce and how

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Ragtime Rhythm

Origin and Characteristics Ragtime became popular and originated in 1896-1920. It “came into existence long before the music was given a name.” It is a

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Jubilee Quartets

Origin Quartets were originated in the mid-1800’s they were an outgrowth of the “African American Singing Movement.” Quartets are a cappella vocal group that were

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