Author: kelseyhwardlaw

My Last Words

Dr. Johnson, Thank you so much for this semester. I learned so much about our people’s history and how everything that has happened to us

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A Discourse on Ragtime

Emerging around 1897, Ragtime followed the followed the Jazz genre leading into the 20th century. It incorporated Jazz characteristics with syncopated rhythms into mainly piano

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Frankie Beverly Bibliography

Gordon, Ed. “Frankie Beverly, the Soul of Maze.” NPR, NPR, 1 July 2005,, Alex. “Maze | Biography & History.” AllMusic, Britt, Bruce. “Even after 40

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The Complexity of the Jubilee Genre

The Jubilee genre derives from the many characteristics of Negro Spirituals incorporated with various blues sounds and marked a shift in musical history. Some characteristics

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