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jtafrican-music - AFRICAN MUSIC BY JAMES TIER MATT JENKINS...

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Unformatted text preview: AFRICAN MUSIC BY JAMES TIER MATT JENKINS CHARLIE POTTER LAYOUT LAYOUT THE LAYOUT GENERALLY CONSISTS OF: A MASTER DRUMMER, PERCUSSIONISTS AND VOCALS. THE MASTER DRUMMER THE MASTER DRUMMER THE MASTER DRUMMER IS INCHARGE OF THE WHOLE GROUP. HE/SHE DECIDES WHO GOES WHERE AND WHEN, THE TEMPO E.T.C. THEY SONG IS ALLWAYS IMPROVISED (APART FROM THE LYRICS) AND PROBAABLY IS NEVER THE SAME. INSTRUMENTS INSTRUMENTS ALL AFRICAN INSTRUMENTS ARE HOME MADE HEAR ARE SOME EXAMPLES. mbira: Otherwise know as a thumb piano: A wooden board to which staggered metal keys have been attached. Agogo Bell (sounds rather like a cow bell) also used in samba. Can be single or multiple. Djembe: Goblet shaped drum from west Africa (one of the most common.) Singers are one of the main focal points in this type of music. EVOLUTION OF AFRICAN EVOLUTION OF AFRICAN MUSIC SOME OF THE MUSIC TODAY HAS BEEN HEAVILY INFLUENCED BY AFRICAN MUSIC SUCH AS JAZZ AND BLUES. THE JAZZ AND BLUES MUSIC THEN EVOLVED INTO ROCK N’ ROLL AND THEN THAT EVOLVED INTO SUCH MUSIC AS POP PUNK, HEAVY METAL AND POP MUSIC AND MANY MORE. RELATIONSHIP TO DANCE RELATIONSHIP TO DANCE IF THERE IS ONE THING THAT IS ASSOCIATED WITH AFRICAN MUSIC, IT IS DANCING. 99% OF THE TIME, AFRICAN MUSIC WILL BE ACCOMPANIED WITH DANCING, AND THIS GENERALLY HAS EITHER RELIGIOUS OR CELABRATORY REASONS. ...
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