Understanding R&B: The Power of Smokey Robinson and Motown Records

Understanding R&B: The Power of Motown Records and Smokey Robinson WHAT IS R&B? In 2019, when we think of R&B artists, we think about Mary J. Blige, Mariah Carey, John Legend, Alicia Keys, and many more 2000 classic songs/artists. What most people in 2019 don’t know, is that R&B did not always have that same […]

The Fairfield Four

The Fairfield Four    The African American quartet tradition is an artistic form with a unique history and aesthetic expression that originated in the mid 1800s, an an outgrowth of the African American singing movement. A very famous and honorable Jubilee Quartet of the time, is the Fairfield Four. Best known from their appearance on […]