The Season of SZA

/*! elementor – v3.4.8 – 16-11-2021 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} The Season Of SZA by Mariah Wolfe /*! elementor – v3.4.8 – 16-11-2021 */ .elementor-widget-image{text-align:center}.elementor-widget-image a{display:inline-block}.elementor-widget-image a img[src$=”.svg”]{width:48px}.elementor-widget-image img{vertical-align:middle;display:inline-block} Who is SZA? SZA is a neo singer and songwriter whose music has been characterized as alternative R&B with elements of soul, […]

R&B and the Evolution of the Vocal Harmony Group

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Rhythm and Blues: Memphis Sound through Booker T. and the MGs

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Blues Review- Kendall Jones

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Blues with some Rhythm!

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Atlantic Records: R&B

Rhythm and blues evolved during World War II and is a form of Black dance music.  Its development is associated with economic, demographic, and social changes that occurred in American society during the 1940s and 1960s.  Primarily recorded by small, regional independent record labels, the term “rhythm and blues” was first used as a marketing […]