Let the Church Say AMEN!

Let the Church Say

Gospel is a genre of Christian music that can be traced back to the early 17th century. Its roots developed from black oral traditions such as hymns and sacred songs. This genre has a repetition of call and response. Most of the churches relied on hand clapping and foot stomping as rhythmic accompaniment. Most singing was done in a cappella. 

Three Categories:

  1. Traditonal
  2. Transitional
  3. Contemporary


  1. Call-and-response
  2. Group singing
  3. Complex rhythms
  4. Rhythmic instrumentation

Other artists:

  1. The Clark Sisters
  2. The Soul Stirrers
  3. The Imperials
  4. The Rance Allen Group
  5. Shirley Caesar 
  6. The Caravans


80s Period Artists (2pm Class)

By: Bianca Brown, Jamil Dawson, Assata Gui’Chard, Kendall Heath, Donecia Mouring, Stephany Pogue, Sidnee Salter, Monét Stewart, Kamiya Watkins, and Nia Weeks      

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adelic https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1It4rNbOCM Funk music  more of a freedom of expression for blacks. In this genre, the structure was more free and explicit to express identity

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Jazmine Sullivan a Masterpiece

Jazmine Sullivan Biography Click Here Discography Click Here Billboard Charts Click Here Website Click Here Biography Jazmine Marie Sullivan is an African American singer-songwriter from

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