Study for the Final


St. Louis



New Orleans

Mississippi Delta

New York

West Coast


Folk- djembe, pattin juba, banjo, ring shout, work songs, wash board, call and response

Negro Spirituals- 100 slave songs, invisible churches, concert, folk

Jazz- trad., bebop, swing, scat, free jazz, improvise, modal, fusion, young lions , cool, congo square

Ragtime- syncopation, piano, sheet music, St. Louis, Joplin, Eubie Blake,

Gospel- call and response, hymns, improvise(runs), Jubilee Quartet, soul stirrers

R&B- Motown, chicago, detroit, Chess Records, Record Row, Lil Richard, Chuck Barry , race records

Funk- James Brown, Sly…, Earth, Wind, and Fire, late 60s early 70s, P funk

Disco- late 1970s-1980s, night club scene, Gloria Gaynor, Donna Summer, 4 on the floor

Techno- 3 creators, Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson, Derrick May, ben in Detroit

Jubilee Quartet- put a beat to negro spirituals, 4-6 people, T1, T2, B1(solo), bass

Hip- hop- as culture, explicit, expression of their lives and social injustice, misogynistic/controversial, came after disco, B-Boys (breakdancers), Djs

Blues- 12 bar count, came from the South(MS Delta), revived in the 1960s by white folks, talked about the black struggle, secular counterpart to negro spirituals


Larry graham

Golden Gate Quartet

Fisk jubilee singers

Miles Davis

Buddy Bolden

Muddy Waters

Ella Fitzgerald

Scott Joplin

Eubie Blake

Juan Atkins

Marvin Gaye

Stevie Wonder

Derek May

Louis Armstrong

Mahalia jackson

Aretha franklin

Cece Winans

Etta James




Queen Latifiah


Kool Herc

Grand Master Flash

LL Cool J

George Clinton and parliament

Sly and the family stone

Earth, Wind, and Fire


Melle mel

Grand master caz

John Scruggs


Dizzy gillespie

Herbie Hancock

Etta James

Ma Rainey

Bessie smith

Mamie smith

BB King

Howllin Wolf

WC Handy

NorFolk Quartet

Mills Brothers


James Brown

Lil Richard

Kirk Franklin

Tasha Cobbs

Chuck Berry

Sister Rosetta

Marion williams

James cleveland (Caravan)

Gloria gaynor

Donna Summer

Anita baker

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