important people and blues

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important people and blues

important people and blues


Lecture number:
15
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Indiana University, Bloomington
Course:
Aaad-A 150 - Surv Cultr of Black Americans
Edition:
1

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AAAD 150 1nd Edition Lecture 15 Outline of Last Lecture I. New Negro Outline of Current Lecture II. Bessie Smith III. Blues IV. Key People Current Lecture I. Bessie Smith  Film we saw in class  Most popular female blues singer  Major influence of jazz  Trained by Rainey- Very popular  She made a lot of money  Blues and Jazz II. Blues  Associated with women  Varied emotions  Blues began in Mississippi III. Key People W.C Handy  The “Father of the Blues”  Began career as a minstrel performer  Blues composer and musician  Moved blues music from regional style to a more dominant nation force in African music  Used folk material in his compositions Robert Abbot  Migrated to the North (Chicago) These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor’s lecture. GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes, not as a substitute.



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