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

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

Can Jubilee It?

Can Jubileeve It? Thesis Jubliee quartets are an important part of African-American music because they broke barriers and created space for African-American artists to compete

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Quartets

A cappella vocal groups are also called jubilee quartets because of the characteristics of performance style. They often consisted of men; they had a developed,

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BLUES

The Evolution of Work Songs

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Get it Back in Blues

Get it Back in Blues By: Alexia Khalil Women in Blues During the Blues era, women were at the forefront of the movement. Like others

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RAGTIME

JAZZ

The Summer of Soul

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Summer of Soul Film Review

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The Evolution of Jazz Music in the 30’s and 40’s

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FUNK

Chaka Khan

Queen of Funk: Chaka Khan By: Demi Browder Yvette Marie Stevens Chaka Khan, known as the Queen of Funk was born on March 23, 1953

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TECHNO / HOUSE

Techno Music

Techno Music was created in Detroit, Michigan during the 80s. Techno is a genre of electronic dance music. This particular sound has a repetitive beat,

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DISCO

Donna Summer

The Queen of Disco https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V5AztWseIdU Born Ladonna Adrian Gaines, Donna Summer was a famous singer and songwriter from Boston, Massachusetts. She was born on December

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RHYTHM & BLUES

SOUL

Summer of Soul Review

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Summer of soul-Trinity Seegars

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Summer of Soul Review

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HIP HOP / RAP

MF DOOM Artist project sources

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J. Cole Artist Project by Kaia Bruce

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