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Rhythm & Blues

Orgin Rhythm and blues which is commonly abbreviated R&B  is a genre of music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s and is still going strong and evolving to this day  Characteristics Mixing

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Im Feeling the Blues

Orgin Blues developed in the Mississippi Delta in the nineteenth century by former enslaved people , and descendants of enslaved people. Blues music took influences directly from earlier genres such as folk and Negro spirituals

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Soundtrack of the 1920’s: Jazz

Orgin Jazz was first seen in New Orleans in the early 20th century as a developed form of slave songs and spirituals. Some say that Jazz is a mix between African Music which provides the

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Jubilee Quartets

Back entrance to the Spotlight: Jubilee Quartets Orgin Jubilee Quartets first began popping up the 1800’s. A Jubilee Quartet usually consist of four voices singing in 4 part harmony. Fisk University was established in 1866.

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Swing Low Sweet Chariot: Negro Spirituals

Songs of the Soul-Negro Spirituals Origin During Slave times, rural slaves would stay after church services to sing Negro spirituals. Negro spirituals were influenced by folk music and the lyrics connected directly to the author

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Gospel

Orgin Gospel music is deeply rooted in the rich traditions of the African-American church. During the late 1800s, African-American churches in the southern United States started fusing various styles of music into their worship services,

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It’s Electric: Techno Music

Orgin techno music first originated in Detroit Michigan in the late 1980’s. Techno combines funk and Jazz music together to form an electric genre popular for dancing. It is believed that the Belleville Three are

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Down Home Music: Folk Music at a Glance

Folk Music at a glance Folk music is an African American music form that originated in the new world with heavy influences from West Africa. influences on future Genres folk music started on slave ships

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