JAZZ

Jazz is based on the black church. One component of jazz that is often seen is call and response. There is a plethora of subgenres in jazz. For example, there is classical, bebop, modal, free, swing, trad, and more. Jazz can be associated with black intellectualism. Some recognizable bebod artists include John Coltrane and Dizzy Gillespie. Charles Mingus is also a famous jazz artist. His most famous song is probably “Goodbye Pork Pie Hat”. Free Jazz has a very free form; the artists often don’t play within the constraints of the chord. Ornette Coleman is a famous free jazz artist. Modal Jazz is defined by de-emphasizing the role of chords. A modal approach forces the improviser to create interest by other means: melody, rhythm, timbre, and emotion. It has such as a melodic bass line with a less structured chord progression. One example of this is “A Love Supreme” by John Coltrane.  Buddy Bolden was a key figure in the development of a New Orleans style of ragtime music, or “jass”, which later came to be known as jazz. Improvisation is one of the hallmarks of jazz.

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Hip Hop

Hip Hop Hip Hop has been so imortant in the black community. The Golden age of Hip Hop was between the mid-1980’s and 1990’s.Graffiti and break

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Gospel

Gospel The precursor to black Gospel song is the African American spiritual, which had already been around for properly over a century before Gospel track began its upward push to reputation starting in the 1930s. Songs written through African American composers in

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Jubilee Quartets

Jubilee Quartets Nadya Lopez Jubilee Quartet Period1916-1929Click HereTransitional Period1930-1945Click HereGospel Period1946-1960Click Here Dixie Hummingbirds Clara Ward Singers The Caravans Fisk Jubilee Singers Five Blind Boys

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