Jubilee Quartets by Olivia Tomlinson

Jubilee Quartets by Olivia Tomlinson

Fisk Jubilee Singers

Fisk Jubilee Singers

The Fisk Jubilee singers helped to make Negro spirituals popular in the US. They were originally started to raise funds for their school, back in 1871.
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Norfolk Jubilee

Norfolk Jubilee Quartet

The most popular jubilee quartet to come from Virginia. They specialized in blues and jazz but could also sing gospel. Each song had scat like music patterns.
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Ragtime by Olivia Tomlinson

Ragtime by Olivia Tomlinson Ragtime began around 1896 and continued up until the 1920s, where it was replaced by jazz.  Ragtime introduced uptempo syncopated beats,

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Disco by Olivia Tomlinson

Disco by Olivia Tomlinson Disco was the primary music genre in the 1960s.  Disco got its name from discotheque’s, the dance oriented clubs that would

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Techno

Techno Techno music originated in Detroit in the 1980s. Techno music was influenced by house music from Chicago. Techno was created by three men: Juan

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Folk Music by Olivia Tomlinson

Review of Folk Music by Olivia Tomlinson Folk music was originally created by African Americans, despite the stereotypical ties it has to whites/rednecks.  It was

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Gospel by Olivia Tomlinson

Gospel by Olivia Tomlinson The origin of black gospel finds it roots within negro spirituals. Gospel began to rise in the 1930s.  Thomas Dorsey, known

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Jazz Olivia Tomlinson

Black Intellectualism & Jazz During the 1920s, there was a boom in black artistry and intellectualism.  The Harlem Renaissance inspired black artists and thinkers to

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Blues by Olivia Tomlinson

How the Blues was Therapeutic for Black People by Olivia Tomlinson The blues was a secular music created in the early 20th century.  Prior to

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