Author: Jade Harvey

Annual Christmas Carol Review

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL On Saturday December 7, 2019 I had the opportunity of attending the 93rd annual Spelman and Morehouse Christmas carol concert with a few friends. Attending the concert was quite an experience.

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LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION

MUSICAL THEATER Musical theater in African American communities can be traced back to minstrel shows. Minstrel shows were series of songs and dances performed by both black and whites. These shows degraded and humiliated the

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Electronic Dance Music

Techno which is a form of electronic dance music originated out of Detroit, Michigan during the mid to late 1980’s. Techno was formed through the mixing of different styles of music such as Chicago house,

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Saturday Night Fever

Disco is a genre that originated out of night clubs in the United sates during the 1970’s. The term disco emerged out of the French word, discotheque, which means library of phonograph records. Disco was

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Hallelujah

Gospel Music is music preached from the bible to narrate stories derived from the bible. Although gospel music can be traced all the way back to the time of slavery it wasn’t fully introduced until

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All about Jazz

The Jazz Age was a period in the 1920’s and 1930’s Jazzy Jazz Get To Know Jazz Birthed in African American communities in New Orleans Jazz, became a popular genre in the 1920’s. The Jazz

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Nicki Minaj

NICKI MINAJ, NICKI LEWINSKY, NICKI THE NINJA, NICKI THE BOSS, NICKI THE HARAJUKU BARBIE Methodology Personally it was a no brainer when deciding who I wanted to dedicate my artist page to. I have been

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Era of Ragtime

RAG TIME? WHAT A TIME TO BE ALIVE!!                                                 Est. 1896-1920 Ragtime

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BACK TO THE BLUES

BACK TO THE BLUES Let’s take time and Journey back to the Southern Plantations of America where this legendary genre of the Blues were created…. Blues were invented in the deep south of America by

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Jubilee Quartet

THE JUBILEE ERA m jubilee quartets jubilee 1880-1929 transitional 1930-1945 GOSPEL 1946-1969 Dixie hummingbirds One of the most legendary gospel quartet which came about in 1928 was known as the Dixie Hummingbirds. Founded by James

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