African Music Continued (Blues)

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  • 10 Blues
    • Country Blues
      • Man and guitar
      • Blues singers really troubled
      • About things being miserable
      • Civil war won by northern states
        • Slavery abolished
          • Life became worse
            • Slaves owners helped them because they wanted slaves
              • Paid little
              • If unwell there was no help there for them
    • Classic Blues
      • Played with Jazz band
      • Female singer
      • 1920 - Race records
        • 1000 sold
      • Big bodies = Big voices
        • Black culture - big/fat = well fed
      • Bigger performance
        • Costumes
        • Bands
        • Lights
        • Microphones
        • Rude
      • Lots of the song writers found in Tin Pan Alley
    • St Louis Blues
      • 1914 - one of the first blues to be published
      • Soulful Blues
      • Jazz
        • Playing around - Improvising
        • Fast
        • Upbeat
    • Rag time
      • Music for piano
        • Left hand does stride - up and down (jumpy)
        • 3/4 marching
        • Ragging tune on top - entertainer
      • 350 thousand pianos made in a year - EVERYWHERE

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