They have polyphony, rhythm, repetition, and call and response in common. Poetry and dance performance both use jazz and hip-hop as their form of music. However, both are very interesting forms of music. They were both invented in the streets of blacks and perfected by talented black musicians. Even though jazz music made its first appearance in the nineteenth century, hip-hop is the one that has transcended into more than just a popular music genre.
In Musical Borrowing, Dialogism, and American Culture, 1960-1975 (2006), Berry suggests that “Watermelon Man” (1973) from Hancock’s album Head Hunters (1973) shows evidence of mixing African-American culture with traditional African music (Berry,2006, p.168-169). This song begins and ends with musical style of the Ba-benzele people of central Africa by refining African sounds into contemporary funk music. Berry also states that Hancock’s album Mwandishi (1971) was created by working with black activist James Mtume and giving himself the Swahili name, “Mwandishi” which means a composer to show that his advocacy toward Black nationalist
Blues music has evolved greatly later on in the 20th century, and was a stylistic origin for nearly every popular music genre created in the first half of the century. Jazz Another musical genre that went popular in the early 20th century was Jazz music. The genre took both the African-American Blues, and the European Classical music, and merged those into a vivid yet rather simple style, which is still very difficult to define in its
Nowadays Bachata is officially musically recognized music genre not only among the Latino community but worldwide thanks to artists like Prince Royce and Romeo Santos (main singer of the group Aventura) creating a massive movement worldwide. As we move down to the South America, one may come across one of the most influential and beautiful countries of Latin America; Brazil. Brazil is situated in South America and is the homeland to Samba. Another genre of latin music popular worldwide is certainly Samba. Samba is the most typical music from Brazil and even though there are many types of samba, the word “Samba” derives from Angolan term “semba” which is an invitation to dance but despite the word, it could also mean “to pray” as invoking
The southern part of Ghana was introduced to foreign regimental brass band music, the classical and ballroom music of Western orchestras and, guitar and accordion music of foreign seamen. These music genre were further indigenised to form Ghanaian popular music genre such as Adaha and konkoma marching band music, the coastal osibisaaba and rustic odonson guitar styles as well as street music by local elites ballroom dance orchestras which was in the 1920s referred to as “Highlife” (meaning high-class life). By the 1940s highlife had become a generic term for all these new forms of Ghanaian music whether played by brass bands, guitar bands or dance orchestras
Under these circumstances, African culture was intertwined with the Indigenous and Spanish cultures already within Costa Rica. It is especially apparent within the rhythm of Costa Rican music (“Costa Rican Music,” n.d.). Furthermore, the black population of Costa Rica is prominent in the Limón province. Migrants from Caribbean islands such as Jamaica, brought the Caribbean feel over with them, residing on the coast of Costa Rica. There are several types of drum and marimba that are still used in Costa Rican music from the African influence (“Costa Rican Music,”
He was a prodigy flutist with outstanding technique. Furthermore, he has immense creativity in improvisation, which led him to be a professional arranger. He was also a leader of “Os Oito Batutas” or The Eight Masters, a Samba-choro band. He brought choro (known as “New Orleans Jazz”) to greater heights with his unique counterpoint writing, and he is known as the Bach of choro. He has composed more than six hundred tunes including “Teus Ciumes” or Your Jealousies, “Ai Eu Queria” or How I Wanted it and “Samba de Negro” or Black’s Samba.
The Colonial rule of the Cuban and Puerto Rico regions by the Spaniards and North American conquest promoted activities such as slavery among Africans. The interaction of the Spaniards and Africans led to the evolution of various Afro-Latin music styles and genres. The analytical outcome of the results highly relied on articles, journals and research papers. The electronic sources majorly derive their publication from credible, websites and databases. The above procedure yielded various results.
Introduction Zapin is a folk dance that is popular in Malaysia in the state of Johor, Pahang and Selangor. It is a Malay traditional dance accompanied by music and singing. The musical instruments use are the gambus, violin, harmonium and accordion. The marwas and the dock, the two types of drums, both double headed and cylindrical, with the dok having a much longer body than the marwas are also used . Muslim missionaries of the Middle East namely Persia and Arabia during the fifteenth century are said to be responsible in introducing Zapin to Malaya.
Sir Shina Peters popularly called ‘SSP’ is one of the foremost Juju musicians in Nigeria presently. He started his musical career by playing the guitar in the band of famous Juju musician, General Prince Adekunle, and later went on to co-own a music group with another well-recognized musician, Segun Adewale, producing numerous albums together. He became more popular and was launched to stardom with the release of his album ‘Ace’ (Afro Juju se-ries 1) in 1989, followed by the second one titled ‘Shinamania’ which he produced with his band known as Sir Shina Peters & His International Stars. King Sunny Ade also known as KSA is a multi-instrumentalist, mostly known for his skilfulness at handling the guitar. He is the pioneer of modern World Music.