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    James Brown - Funk 1950-1979
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    March 30 - April 3
    Jubilee Quartets & Gospel
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    April 6 -10
    Gospel
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    April 13-17
    R&B
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    April 20-24
    Blues
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    April 27 -May 1
    Negro Spirituals and Folk Music
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    May 4 -6
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FOLK MUSIC

Nina Simone

Nina Simone Early Life, Career, and Death Eunice Kathleen Waymon, also known as Nina Simone, was born on February 21, 1933 in Carry-le-Rouet, France to

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Tracy Chapman

Tracy Chapman I’ll always remember the first time I ever heard “Fast Car.” I was about ten years old. My grandma and I had just

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NEGRO SPIRITUALS

Unity Through Negro Spirituals

By: Autumn Johnson What are Negro Spirituals? Negro Spirituals are a genre of religious music created by African Americans during slavery. Many enslaved people practiced

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The Black Church

The Black Church The Difference Between Spirituals and Gospels Although Negro Spirituals and Gospel songs both are about freedom they have a few differences. Negro

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Negro Spirituals

The Importance of Negro Spirituals on Society In the late 1800s, slavery was very prevalent in the South and in some parts of the North.

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JUBILEE QUARTETS

Jubilee Quartets

Emergence and Rise of Jubilee Quartets Jubilee Quartets consist of at least four harmonious voices. They emerged around the 1800s, with a specific type called

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BLUES

Black Women and the Blues

By: Autumn Johnson The Blues is a genre of nonreligious folk music, created by African Americans, where singers express their feelings and emotions. Black women

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RAGTIME

Scott Joplin and Uplift: How Treemonisha Uplifted the Black Community By: Gabrielle Weeden, Marissa Thompson, Lindsay Williams, Jazael E Who is Scott Joplin? Scott Joplin

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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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JAZZ

FUNK

Artist Paper: Chaka Khan

Queen of Funk: Chaka Khan By: Demi Browder Sources Artist Website: Khan, Chaka. Chakakhan.com, 2019, chakakhan.com/main-page/about/. Interviews: Lyubovny, Vlad. “Chaka Khan on Her Hits, Prince, Whitney,

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The Isley Brothers

Their Early Music Career The Isley Brothers are an R&B/Funk singing group of biological brothers from Cincinnati, OH. They are one most influential R&B groups

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TECHNO / HOUSE

Techno Music

Techno music originated in the early 1980s in Germany. After the release of compilation Techno, the new dance sound found its way to Detroit. The

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DISCO

The Disco Queen

Introduction Disco is a form of dance music that emerged in the 1970’s. Disco got its name from the term discotheque which refers to a

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RHYTHM & BLUES

Ruth Brown

Miss Rhythm! Background Ruth Brown was a famed Blues singer and songwriter with an incomparable career that played an instrumental role in shaping the Blues

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SOUL

Obama Snubbed Etta James

Obama Snubbed Etta James It is January 20, 2009. Barack Obama has just been inaugurated as the 44th president of the United States. You turn

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