Author: Samara Jefferson

BeBop

Bebop Origin Bebop is a branch of jazz that originated in the mid 1940’s. It was created by the younger generation of jazz musicians as

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Sarafina! – Musical Theater

Timeline-  The musical “Sarafina!” is based on the life of Sarafina and her experiences as a South African in the apartheid. The musical begins with boys

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R&B (Rhythm&Blues)

Origin Rhythm and Blues otherwise known as R&B was birthed during WWII around 1939-1945. The evolvement of R&B is due to the social changes that

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HIP HOP – RUN DMC

ORIGIN Run-DMC is a hip-hop group that was established in 1981. The group is made up of three prominent artist, Joseph Simmons, Darryl Mc Daniels,

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Classical: Black Edition

Origin Although Classical Music origins date back to the early 18th century, it is not until the twentieth century where we see it become prominent

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Why you so Blue?

Origin The origin of the ‘Blues’ can be traced back to the early 1890’s and continued to be dominant until the 1920’s. The term ‘Blues’

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Julia Perry

Julia Perry is famously known as an American neoclassical composer. Neoclassical was very distinct from common classical music as it arose in the early twentieth

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