Jan 22nd- Gospel

Jan 22nd- Gospel - Many jazz players got their starts...

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Many jazz players got their starts playing gospel music in churches 40’s- gospel begins to become popular Jubilee style Just voices, no instruments Spoken or sung lead Thomas Dorsey Mixed gospel with popular jazz/blues tunes Lead Belly Combined religious music with country blues Music played large role in Civil Rights Movement Songs unified people Late 19 th century, New Orleans becoming sectionalized Uptown- Blacks Untrained musicians Couldn’t read/write music Improv musical tradition Downtown- French Music was classical, classically trained musicians Early 19 th century - Congo Square African influences, Caribbean influences Sacred and secular music Slaves were free to practice musical traditions 1890s Ragtime Primarily for piano No improv
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Blues Country Blues Delta Blues Workers from Mississippi Delta brought music south to New Orleans European Folk Melodies
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course MUSIC 145 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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