By: JaNae Fleming

Disco emerged in the 70s to promote freedom and liberation at the time. DIsco is compromised of funk and r&b. Disco was heavily influenced by the LGBTQ+ community. Because disco promoted freedom and liberation, the genre helped create safe spaces and increase acceptances of people belonging to the LGBTQ+ community.

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Ragtime

By: JaNae Fleming Ragtime music was composed using the piano. It is composed in a duple meter where there is a syncopated lead being played

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Jubilee Quartets

By: JaNae Fleming In the mid 1800s a new style of music occurred amongst African Americans. This genre specifically started with African American college students.

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Techno, Detroit’s Finest

Techno music was developed in the heart of Detroit, Michigan in 1980. Techno is a combination of African American music styling, with inspirations from Chicago,

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Women in Jazz

Women in Jazz JaNae Fleming About Jazz    Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in

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