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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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,

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Ragtime

Ragtime by: Nia Webb Ragtime is a genre of music created by African Americans that is played on the piano in a syncopated style. It

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