From Bebop to Summer of Soul

From Bebop to Summer Of Soul  By : Essence McClure   In the 40’s from Dizzy in Harlem, blowing that trumpet Take that drum and thump it. Up on the stage, ‘ keep it snazzy’ Keep it Jazzy. Music full of color, adventurous improvisation But buckle your seatbelts Soon, we’ll arrive at the Funky Station. […]

Summer Of Soul By Tyria GILMORE

Summer of soul This was the Harlem cultural festival that took place from June 29 – August 24 in 1969. This festival had artists from the genres of Rock music, R&B, soul music, jazz, pop- music, and gospel. This event took place at Mount Morris park in Harlem New York. Tony Lawrence hosted this event […]

Summer of Soul Review

By: Jala Stubbs Summer of Soul Review: Cultural Impact   The Harlem Cultural festival took place in Morris Park and featured popular Afro descended artists from multiple genres including soul, gospel, and jazz. The festival took place in 1969 which was a trying time for African Americans who were on the cusp of political turmoil. […]

Summer of Soul and Spirit: A Review

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