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Concert

Christmas Concert I chose to attend the Spelman-Morehouse Glee Club Christmas Carol on Sunday night at 7:30pm. As I listened to the concert I was so amazed at the vocal and musical performances by the

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Techno

Techno Techno originated in the mid 1980s in Detroit, Michigan. Using a computerized sound, techno is usually associated with dance music in clubs. In this era, technology was growing and advancing quickly and musicians realized

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Gospel

Gospel Gospel is a genre of music that is negro spirituals transformed into modern music. It tells uplifting stories about life struggles and overcoming adversities. Gospel music has emerged each decade and continues to change

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Jazz

Jazz Jazz originated from New Orleans, Louisiana. In New Orleans a famous attraction known as Bourben Street is a prime example of the history of jazz being born in New Orleans. The musical instruments being

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Hip-Hop

Hip-Hop https://youtu.be/qKkUCwxRWAM Hip hop music, also called hip-hop or rap music, is a genre of popular music that became popular in the late 80’s early 90s originating in the Bronx, NY. Hip Hop was started

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Disco

Disco Disco also known “dance music” emerged in the 1970’s. Its sound comes from elements of R&B and funk. This style of music influenced clothes, and represented freedom and liberation. It gave the LGBTQ community

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Funk

What the Funk? Funk started to gain its respect in the late 1960’s, and became very popular during the 70’s. Funk incorporated elements from all genres of music such as jazz, blues, r&b, and soul

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Musical Theater

Musical Theater Musical Theater was the first form of expression that allowed individuals to combine art, music, and dance to tell a story.  Before the early 1900s African Americans were mocked and embarrassed through music

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Jubilee Quartets

m jubilee quartets jubilee 1929 transitional 1930 Gospel 1946 Create Your Own Playlist Golden Gate Quartet The group was founded as the Golden Gate Jubilee Singers in 1934, by four students at Booker T. Washington

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Blues

Genre Blues by Nia Webb “The Blues are the true facts of life expressed in words and song, inspiration, feeling, and understanding.” (Willie Dixon) Blues music was used to tell the life story of a

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