DeBarge, the band with the siblings

/*! elementor – v3.8.0 – 30-10-2022 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} DeBarge was a musical recording ensemble from the United States made up of sisters and brothers. DeBarge was active between 1979 and 1989, in addition to a number of solo endeavors by members of the family. Initially, El, Mark, Randy, and […]

All about Bebop Jazz (1950)

Big bands from the late 1930s provided the foundation for bebop, which was developed in jam sessions throughout the war and the 1940s musician’s strike. By 1950, the pioneers Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, and Max Roach, as well as the foresightful Coleman Hawkins, had achieved stardom and were in danger of being eclipsed […]

All About the Staxx Record Company

American musical label Stax Records was founded in Memphis, Tennessee. Stax Records was the name of the record label when it was founded in 1957 under the name Satellite Records. Additionally, it operated in conjunction with Volt Records, a sibling label.    /*! elementor – v3.8.1 – 13-11-2022 */ .elementor-widget-image{text-align:center}.elementor-widget-image a{display:inline-block}.elementor-widget-image a img[src$=”.svg”]{width:48px}.elementor-widget-image img{vertical-align:middle;display:inline-block}

Joseph “Joe” Lewis Thomas

Thesis Statement Joe is a skilled performer of smooth and sensuous R&B productions with sporadic hip-hop beats, and his broad gospel music experience has allowed him to produce his albums in addition to singing on them. Early gospel artists like the Winans, Commissioned, and Vanessa Bell Armstrong influenced Joe, who later developed a liking for […]

Wonderful Women of Jazz

Introduction Jazz is specifically credited as having its beginnings in the African-American neighborhoods of New Orleans, Louisiana, in the late 19th century. Early jazz music understood the love, loss, grief, joy, and inequality of African Americans to a large extent. Many of us have conquered obstacles thanks to jazz music, and it has influenced how […]

Quartets making moves with African Americans grooves

In the first half of the 20th century, Jubilee quartets were a prominent genre of religious music performed by African Americans. Black university choirs formed in the 1870s to collect money for the fledgling and financially precarious Black universities gave rise to the jubilee quartet. Later, as the costs of some travelling choirs started to […]

Early African American Music

The Beginning of a future legend The Americas have benefited from the cultures and ways of Africa. They took part in African music festivals and ceremonies as enslaved Africans. They celebrated life as they had done in Africa by telling tales, singing, dancing, playing instruments made in or inspired by Africa, and in general. Their […]