CONCERTS IN ATLANTA

MUS 240 survey of African american music

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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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NEGRO SPIRITUALS

Trials and Tribulations Through Song

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The Differences Between Negro and White Spirituals.

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Noted Composers & Singers of The Negro Spiritual

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JUBILEE QUARTETS

The Golden Gate Quartet Formation of the Group In the mid 1930’s 4 highschool students from Norfol, VA joined together to create what was initially

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BLUES

Record Row

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Cradle of Rhythm and Blues Notes & Questions

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Summer of Soul Notes

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RAGTIME

Ragtime’s Exploitative Documentation

Ragtime’s Exploitative Documentation Lost in Translation The ragtime genre thrived from 1896-1920. As ragtime’s influence transferred from the black community into mainstream media, the common

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Scott Joplin: King of Ragtime

Scott Joplin is known as the King of Ragtime because he mastered and diversified a sector of musical entertainment that was previously segregated between black

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JAZZ

Commodification of African American Music

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The Commodification of Black Music – Amaya Thompson

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Commodification of African American Music

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FUNK

Perseverence: Chaka Khan

Perseverence: Chaka Khan Early Life Yvette Marie “Chaka Khan” Stevens was born on March 23, 1953 to Charles Stevens and Sandra Coleman in Chicago, Illinois.

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The Versatility of Funk

By: MacKenzie Fox The most popular artists within the funk genre were popular for making people wanting to get down and funky but also due

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TECHNO / HOUSE

Techno Music

Techno music Techno music is a genre that is more recent that the other genres. Techno music is a type of electronic dance music (EDM)

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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

Blues Review- Kendall Jones

The blues has deep roots in American history, particularly African American history. The blues originated on Southern plantations in the 19th Century. African Americans had

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Blues with some Rhythm!

Can’t Escape the Rhythm & the Blues R&B is an abbreviation for Rhythm & Blues. It is blues-influenced genre name was originally created for use

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SOUL

Summer of Soul Summary

Summary The Harlem Cultural Festival was a festival that impacted a significantly large group of people. In the year when it emerged, 1969, there was

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“The Ultimate Black BBQ”: Summer of Soul Review

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Summer of Soul Review

“Harlem was Camelot. It is a creative forest, where you are honed by the hardships of experience, and many a creative come forth.” Summer of

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HIP HOP / RAP

2010s: The Era of Young Money

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Early ’90s – Alannah Ross, Darlene Nawuridam, Idrianna Bowleg

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80’s Hip Hop Legacy

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