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Sarah Vaughan

Works Cited Brown, Denis. Sarah Vaughan: A Discography : A Discography. Greenwood, 1991. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=152413&site=eds-live. Goodhope, Pat. “Jazz At The Concertgebouw – Dutch Jazz Archive Series – If

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The Mills Brothers

     John Charles (b. 1910), Herbert (b. 1912), Harry (b. 1913), and Donald (b. 1915) Mills were born in Piqua, Ohio. They began their career as

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The Cakewalk

https://youtu.be/yD3Ybme_cdc  The Cakewalk was originated when slaves imitated their white masters doing ballroom dance. This dance was their form of satire. The slaves would dance

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Chico Hamilton

     Cool jazz emerged in the late 1940s. It is referred to as a “cool” jazz because of the subdued emotions in the music of Miles

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Mr. House

Son House Blues originated in the Deep South in the 1870s. It is derived from slave work songs and negro spirituals. It has the “call

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The Great Awakening

In simple terms, The Great Awakening was a period of religious revival that swept the American colonies in the mid-eighteenth century, beginning in 1740. This

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