Rhythm and Blues

Origin of R&B R&B originated in African-American communities in the 1940s. The term was created to describe recordings marketed towards African-Americans. Characteristics of R&B R&B incorporates electric blues, gospel music, and soul music. Tight rhythm feel Smooth, lush style vocal arrangement Incorporation of instruments like saxophone, drums, guitar, synthesizers Important Performers Social Implications R&B was … Continue reading Rhythm and Blues