Disco Review-Kendall Jones

The genre emerged out of an urban subculture in the early 1970s. Discos had been popular in the community for quite some years. The goal was to have pre-recorded music that people could dance to. DJs were the driving creative force behind disco music. Turntables, PA systems, and microphones were essentials for a disco party.

One of the reasons why the disco music gained increased popularity was the free-form dancing as well as the loud, overwhelming sound from the live performers. Disco is a bold mix of soul and funk. It prompted \roller skating jams and was warmly invited not just as dance music, but at cookouts, recitals and other family functions.

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Kendall C. Jones

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Ragtime Review – Kendall Jones

Ragtime developed in African American communities throughout the southern parts of the Midwest, particularly St. Louis. Ragtime began as popular dance music in the late

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