MIDTERM REVIEW - Fall 2018

FOLK / NEGRO SPIRITUALS

Negro Spirtuals

Negro Spirtuals Black churches for many years have served as a place for inspiration for the black community, rooting back to the years of slavery

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Let’s Get Spiritual!

Negro Spirituals Negro spirituals are songs that were created by enslaved people as a form to release their pain, hardship, and struggle that they experienced.

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Negro Spirituals

Origin Negro spirituals were songs created by slaves to express what they were going through and their Christian values. They were often reffered to as

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Negro Spirituals

Origin Negro spirituals were created by blacks during the time of enslavement. African music and religion was banned, to push Christianity. Slaves adapted using Christian

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JUBILEE QUARTETS

Norfolk Jubilee Quartet

Norfolk Jubilee Quartet Background Reigning from the Tidewater area in Virginia, the Norfolk Jubilee Quartet made an incredible mark on the Jubilee Quartet genre. Also

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Jubilee Quartet Post

Elvis Presley: King of Rock and Roll or King of Stealing? Jubilee was a unique African American tradition that originated in the mid- 1880s where

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The Soul Stirrers

The Soul Stirrers The Soul Stirrers is a jubilee quartet group that dates many of their origins as early as 1926. The Soul Stirrers is

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The Mills Brothers

The Mills Brothers  An astonishing vocal group that grew into one of the longest-lasting oldies acts in American popular music, the Mills Brothers’ quickly moved

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RAGTIME

BLUES

Lightnin’ Hopkins

The Influence of Lightnin’ Hopkins on Blues What is Blues? “What is the blues? Life. Life as we live it today, life as we’ve lived

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Howlin’ Wolf

Life Before His Music Career Howlin’ Wolf was a Blues musician who was inspired by other Blues artist’s before him,  was known for his hooting

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CLASSICAL

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