People were experimenting with vocals creating characteristic "talking-singing" " called rap, pre-recorded tapes on beats usually in 4/4 time signature. DJing, unique stage presence like breakdance was a big factor in hip-hop culture. At the beginning of creating the genre, lyrics was focused on topics such as: racial inequality, government issues, economy, hardships in life. Today, especially in America, topics are more about making money, sex, drugs
It 's the harmonic, rhythmic basis of the band with its high-pitched sound. Standard guitars are also used to play rhythms alongside the vihuela. The guitarrón is the deep-sounding bass of the band and has been described as “the single most important element” of mariachi. A couple of trumpets, occasionally played with cup mutes, were added in the 1950s. When needed, accordions, organs, French horns, and flutes can be added.
The Roaring Twenties was a time for people to make their dreams come true and for people to try new things. This included three childhood best friends, Paul Mares, George Brunis, and Leon Roppolo, who created one of the most influential jazz bands of the early to mid 1920s (Yanow). It all started with them in a jazz venue located in the basement of Friar’s Inn in Chicago that what was popular for gangsters, businessmen, and just regular people who loved jazz. ( "Tin Roof Blues: The Story of the New Orleans Rhythm King 's"). Over time their group slowly grew into a larger orchestra.
A live music scene called Chocolate city in the early 1970s had competitive music. This competitive music is how Chuck Brown and Soul Searchers earned their respect. In fact, in 1978 Chuck Brown big hit “bustin’ loose” was when go-go went big in the Washington, Dc metro area. Chuck Brown started go-go music just because it
Generation Plur: An Insight into America 's Rave Culture The rave culture is a culture based on the rave parties. This parties consist on a DJ or DJs playing a live performance, usually playing electronic music; accompanied by a laser light show. Its attendees are known for dressing flamboyant and colorful outfits to these raves. Commonly related to the use of illegal hallucinogens such as MDMA, ecstasy, LSD, etc. Nevertheless, this relation is a common misconception of it.
The deejay or disc jockey (dj) is a person who plays previously recorded whether it be on the radio, at a dance club, wedding reception, or other various social gatherings. Originally, dj’s would play vinyl records and chat informal over the music, but with the advancement of technology and the disappearance of record players, the job description of a disc jockey has changed over the years (Tate 2001). The next element is known as MCing or rapping. In hip hop music, a Master of Ceremony (MC), or rapper, is a music artist who usually creates and performs vocals. MC’s usually use rhyming verses, either pre-written or free styled, to introduce the DJ or to keep the crowd entertained.
It was this new complex, and diverse styling that would become a hot commodity of sorts, used in multiple settings including the nightclub scene, theaters, ballrooms, concert halls, and more. An originator of Big Band Jazz, Duke Ellington’s prominent ear for music stretched further beyond the composition and performance scene by aiding in the recruitment of musicians such as: Bubber Miley, famous for using a plunger that made a "wa-wa" sound, and Joe Nanton, who implemented the "growl" of his trombone, cornetist Rex Stewart, and trumpeter Cootie Williams. His orchestra became his most prominent “instrument” surpassing his individual skill as a pianist. Ellington’s style came into fame as his group, The Washintonians, created the Jazz style of “Jungle Sound.” Compositions including “East St. Louis Toodle-Oo” (1926) and “Black and Tan Fantasy” (1927) sport the band’s 1920’s newly formed style. Ellington’s band leadership, compositions, arrangements, and soloist skills provided solid evidence to the claim of Ellington being the greatest Jazz musician of the 20th century.
The Palladium and Copacabana were and still is, two of the most popular Latin dance clubs in New York, during the 1950 's. The Palladium does not currently exist anymore as a dance club, but was an important role to these men for salsa 's history. Copacabana, on the other hand
Indeed, even diverse horn instruments are likewise utilized. String charanga are instruments that comprise of congas, timbales, bongos, bass, piano, woodwind, and a string area of violins, viola, and cello. Instruments, for example, the claves and guiro are generally play by singers.
Scholars such as Carl and Virgil Taylor emphasize “Hip-Hop is not only a genre of music, but also a complex system of ideas, values and concepts that reflect newly emerging and ever-changing creative correlative expressive mechanisms including but not limited to song, poetry, film and fashion.” Hip hop includes, rapping, graffiti, breakdancing, and DJing. It grew in popularity after a lot of house parties and basement parties. DJ Hollywood and DJ Afrika Bambaataa are known for coming up with the term "hip-hop". What Hip hop containes, is considered “artistic variations” of street gang competition and one’s ability to be better. Hip hop is broken down into four main subgroups Rapping or MCing Graffiti Breakdancing DJing Rap is when a person is MCing or rhyming, it is considered a form of poetry, and it focuses mainly on the flow, delivery and lyrical content that is being said by the MC.