call and response
Descendants of slaves living in the Sea Islands
Starting in the 1920s. Many people starting it were francophones coming from Paris.
Triangular trade from Africa, the New World and Europe
Started white people dressing as black people to make fun of them. Soon black people started
Religious song that combines European and African culture. Sang by the black southern community
Fisk Jubilee Singers
Started by students at Fisk University, which was began as an African American University. They were meant to support the University. Started singing traditional hymns, then switched to Spirituals
contemporary gospel music
traditional gospel music
transitional gospel music
Civils Rights Movement
slide or bottleneck guitar
John Cephas and Phil wiggins
Stressing the Offbeat
Reny Shout Counter
Clockwise Circle Dance
Thmas "Daddy" Rice
White Creator of "Little Black Samboon and Zip Coon" - Minstrel Shows
Light Skinned who became one of the best paid/most famous black minstrels - Really famous - Jackie Robinson of Show Business
Black dance that made fun of how whites dance
Theater Owner Booking Agency - White ran organization designed to take advantage of black performers - Tough On Black Asses
George L. White
1st President of Fisk
Folk Music started by African Americans - Trained Informally
Sold his soul to the devil because he was so good at blues - black artist - very very talented, but only after he "went away" for a year - 12 - Bar Blues
Rev. Richard Allen
Founder of AME - Changed the hymns
Teaching songs to people who can't read
12 - Bar Blues Form
Basic Blues progression
Devil's Interval/Blue Note
Flat 3rd, 5th or 7th
One of first blending of African Americans and European influenced music?
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