Author: Twanesha Powell

Techno

Add Your Heading Text Here Techno music originated in Detroit in the early 1980s. Techno music is instrumental music that repeats and is created solely off of computers. There are many styles that make up Techno

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Musical Theater

Ease on Down the Road African American musical theater used to be white people in racist blackface derisive and disrespecting the African American culture and appearance but finally in 1898, Will M. Cook and Bob

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Concert Post

RESENTMENT The concert that I went to was the contemporary popular music concert. It was on November 21,2019 at 7:30pm in LLC2 auditorium. It lasted until around 8:30pm. They performed eleven pieces. Each piece composed

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Funk

Funkadelic Funk music began in the mid 1960s. It is usually associated with the political movements and emphasized a time of black pride and the need for civil rights. Funk became a voice to the

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Disco

Let’s get Groovy Disco began in the 1970s in New York. Disco music was created to be dance music and has elements from R&B and funk music. Disco is fast paced, has an upbeat tempo

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Jazz

Music and All that Jazz Jazz began in New Orleans, Louisiana in the 1900’s. This was due to the amount of diversity in the city. African-American musical traditions intertwined with others and thats where jazz

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I got the blues

Influential People W.C. Handy Bessie Smith Mammie Smith Ida Cox John Lee Hooker Howlin’ Wolf Blind Lemon Jefferson The blues subgenres Classical Blues Texas Blues Mississippi delta blues Chicago blues Country blues Swing Blues Piedmont

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Jubilee Quartet

The Four Harmonies The jubilee period occurred from the late nineteenth and early twentieth century so black colleges could gain monetary support for financial hardships. The name quartet is not defined by the number of

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Ragtime

Ragtime Ragtime was also called the ‘Coon Song’ lasted from the years 1896-1920 was created in Mississippi & Missouri.A ragtime composition is usually composed three or four contrasting sections or strains, each one being 16

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GOSPEL

The Lord is coming Gospel emerged during the early decades of the 20th century in urban centers such as Chicago, Detroit, New York, LA following the great migration of blacks from the rural south. Although,

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