Author: Ty'Tiaunna Thomas

Fantasia Barrino: Truth Is…

Who is SHE? Early Life… Fantasia Monique Barrino-Taylor was born in High Point, North Carolina on June 30, 1984. Music-making ran through both sides of her family. Her father Joseph Barrino sang in gospel quartets

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Ty’Tiaunna Thomas’s Work

Let The Work SPEAK! Why I DON’T need to take the final. I should not take the final because through this course I have upheld the standard of a prompt, orderly, and engaged student. The

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Make it FUNKY Now!

From the TOP! During the 1970s this fun and futuristic music changed the streets of America with its outrageous fashion, unique vision and streetwise slang. Funk was a celebration of being black, providing a platform

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Gospel Music: Then and Now…

The Evolution of Gospel. Gospel music first emerged as spirituals from the combining of West African musical traditions, the experiences of slavery, Christian practices, and the hardships associated with life in the South. Over time,

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BLACK and BLUES…

All Blue All BLACK! The blues grew out of the Mississippi Delta. It’s creators of course were African Americans who evolved the blues from their everyday work songs, negro spirituals, and other musical creations. More

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Jazz with the Queen: Lady Ella.

“It isn’t where you came from; it’s where you’re going that counts.” – Ella Fitzgerald Origin of Jazz Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, in the late

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The Good Times of Ragtime!

https://blackmusicscholar.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Ragtime.mov Want to learn more about Ragtime?! Click the video above to explore the creative genre!!!!!!!!!! – J.A.T. Production

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