Blues

Blues music was known to break down the stereotypes of Black people and play a role in the fight for justice and equality during the

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Folk Music

Folk music incorporates instruments such as the banjo, the djembe, and elements of the patting juba to create music. When you google pictures of banjo

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Negro Spirituals

Negro spirituals are songs that were created by enslaved people as an outlet to express their emotions. Enslavement is an experience that makes humanity and

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Can Jubilee It?

A jubilee quartet is a group of four singers that create arrangements for negro spirituals. The first jubilee quartet was the Tuskegee Quartet. Ella Sheppard,

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Jazz It Up!

In the early 20th century, jazz was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. Although it’s an American-based music genre, jazz is composed of various influences from

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Bessie’s Blues

Blues music is a genre that allows artists to express their emotions, specifically their sadness. Blues quickly became popular in Black America because it made

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What’s that Funky sound?

In the 1960s, Black America gave birth to the musical genre of Funk. Funk was inspired by and incorporated influences from Jazz, R&B, and Soul.

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