Musical Theatre Post

Musical Theatre Post Musical Theatre is a form of theatrical performances that combines songs, spoken dialogues, acting, and dance. The typical storyline of musical theatre consists of musical, humor, pathos, love, and anger. These themes are often communicated through words, music, movement, and technical aspects of the performance. Musical theatre overlaps with opera and dance […]

Techno Post

Techno Music Post Techno is a form of electronic dance music that emerged from Detroit Michigan in the United States in the 1980s. Techno consists of repetitive instrumental music that is typically used when a DJ is playing a set. The tempo varies between 120 and 150 beats per minute. Techno originated from House and […]

Disco Post

Disco Music Posts Disco music is a genre of dance music and cultural music that emerged in the 1970s from the United States during the urban era. The typical instruments that were used were the electric guitar, bass guitar, keyboard, synthesizer, drums, drum machine, percussion instrument, string section, and horn section. The unique disco sound […]

Gospel Post

Gospel Music Posts Gospel music is a genre of christian music. This music is a very cultural type of music. Gospel music has dominant vocals but christian music. This genre of music has strong roots to the African American community. These hymns and sacred songs had a very strong connection to the African American community […]

Funk post

Funk Post   Funk is a music genre that originated in the African American communities around the 1960s. With this specific genre, African Americans continues to create a rhythmic and danceable new form of music. Funk is different from these other genres because it doesn’t focus so much on the melody and chord progressions but […]

Ragtime Post

Ragtime Music Post Ragtime is a musical style that had a peak and was popular between 1895 and 1919. This type of music was described as having a “ragged” rhythm. The typical instruments that are used for Ragtime are the piano, banjo, and guitar. Scott Joplin is considered the King of Ragtime. Ragtime has influenced […]

Blues Music Posts

Blues Music Post Blues is a music genre that has originated in the South of the United States in the 1870s. The roots from Blues started from was from African music traditions,  African American work songs, and negro spirituals. Blues incorporated spirituals, work songs, chants, and rhythmic sounds. The Blues scale includes the twelve bar […]

Folk Music Post

Folk music includes traditional music that has evolved during the 20th century during the folk music revival. There are different types of folk music, this can be considered as commercial and classical styles. There has been about two revivals in terms of the folk genre as the second revival was considered more contemporary. There are […]

Jubilee Quartet

m jubilee quartets GOLDEN GATE QUARTET Golden gate quartet This was an American singing group that took a “hymn-like” approach to their singing. The group was led by veteran bass singer, “Orlando Wilson.” Learn More THE FAMOUS BLUE JAY SINGERS THE FAMOUS BLUE JAY SINGERS This group recorded only ten songs for Paramount as well […]

Negro Spirituals

Negro Spirituals is a genre of songs originating in the United States that were created by African Americans. These songs were a mixture of christianity and slavery hardships. Negro spirituals are still booming in today’s century even though they were used as a way to praise God. The first major collection of Negro Spirituals was […]

Mary Anderson

Marian Anderson Marian Anderson was born on February 27, 1897 in Philadelphia. Marian Anderson grew up in a low class family. In 1955, Marian Anderson became the first African American singer to perform as a member of the metropolitan opera in New York city. In Early Years of her life, Anderson had a nickname, “Baby […]

Jazz Post

In this article, I read that Jazz originated from New Orleans, Louisiana. I wasn’t surprised by this because when I went to Louisiana on Bourbon Street, there were multiple instruments being played but it favored jazz music. Also, when I went to clubs, jazz is very popular in restaurants. I also read that jazz has […]