Feeling Jazzy?

What is Jazz? Jazz is a unique music style that originated in the African American communities of New Orleans. Jazz is a blend of blues,

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The Love of Blues

The Making of Blues Blues is a musical genre created by African American people for African American people meant to express a wide range of

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Dive into Ragtime

Brief History of Ragtime Ragtime was around but the name came along much later. The name was given to the style of music towards the

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Mary J. Blige: Queen of Hip-Hop R&B

Bibliography Macpherson, Alex. “Mary J Blige on Drugs, Abusive Relationships and Self-Hatred.” The Guardian, Guardian News and Media, 1 Feb. 2008, www.theguardian.com/music/2008/feb/01/urban.  “Mary J. Blige.”

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Voices That Carried On

History of Negro Spirituals Spirituals were religious songs made by African Americans during slavery whereas hymns were loosely based on biblical scripture  The Great Awakening,

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The Legend of Kora

THE LEGEND OF KORA: African String Instrument The Kora is known as one of the most complex string instruments. The instrument originates back in Africa

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