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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style 6/13/11 Rhythm and Blues Presented By: Terico Agnew, Kicha Altidor, Bayo Adegbite, Ashley Booker, Erica Gardner, Jessie Hampton, Brittany Hubbert, Willy Powers, Kandyce Reeves, Jaguar Provo, Naima Ozier, Laron Scott, Shakita Jenkins, Henry Ochieng, Jacqueline Wright, Nieeunta Ward, Brittany Walker, Ray Toomer, Kacey Danner, Arion 6/13/11 R & B Before R&B- Jazz and Blues When African Americans moved into cities such as Detroit, Chicago, New Term Coined by- Jerry Wexler of Billboard Magazine The term replaced the offensive term 6/13/11 R&B Turning Points Early 1950s- The term rhythm and blues was used to characterize blue records. Late 1950s- After R&B helped create rock and roll, the term “r&b” was used to characterize music that combined electric blues, gospel, and soul music. 6/13/11 Otis Redding Jr. The Life of “Big O” Born: Born in Dawson, GA then moved to Macon, GA and began singing in the choir at Vineville Baptist Church 6/13/11 The “Big O” Rhythm n’ Blues was originated at the end of WWII by the white man Tin Pan Alley Turning points in this genre allowed both whites and blacks to come together as whole to listen to what everyone enjoyed to hear. 6/13/11 Birth Name: Joe Lewis Thomas Born: July 5th, 1973 Birth Place: Columbus, Georgia Years in the business: 1993- present Labels: Mercury (1993- 1995), Jive (1995- 2008), Kedar 6/13/11 What influenced his music and the message he relates to his listeners and society? Grew up in an environment filled with Gospel music because both parents were ministries. Grew up in the church singing in the choir, playing 6/13/11 6/13/11 Marsha Ambrosius Coming from Liverpool, England, fans got a taste of Marsha’s talent as a singer in the group called Floetry. Their 2000 debut Floetic produced singles like “Say Yes" and "Getting Late“. In 2005, the release of their second album, Flo’Ology , the ladies separated creatively and personally. While the split was difficult, Marsha continued to build a name for herself as a songwriter and producer. She was the creator of the song “Butterflies” for the late Michael Jackson. Also other hits for artists such as Alicia Keys, Justin Now at a strong place mentally and physically, Marsha was ready to present her sound to the world. In 2009, she was signed to J Records. Coming out with her first album, Late Nights & Early Mornings. The first single, “Hope She Cheats on You (With a Basketball Player),” is an anthem that women and men can relate to. Marsha explains, “It’s the reality of a bad break up. She also came out with a recent song called “Far Away.” Far Away is a song that speaks about bullying and those individuals who commit Click to edit Master subtitle style 6/13/11 Brian McKnight-Born June 5 1969-Born in buffalo-Genres- R&B , soul, quiet storm- Musical career began as a chil when he joined his church in New York....
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This note was uploaded on 06/10/2011 for the course IDS 2210 taught by Professor Downs during the Spring '11 term at Georgia Southern University .

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