Blues music had a special role in creating the genre. It is characterized by swing and blue notes, call and response vocals, polyrhythms and improvisation. Typical instruments are: horns, keyboards, bass, drums, guitar and vocals. Although it was mainly created by black experience in United States, many other cultures have developed the genre in various ways (for example white musicians created 'White Jazz' subgenre, having their own traditions and influences). Miles Davis and Louis Amstrong were very influential jazz musicians.
The jazzy cabarets appealed to a selective type of audience and groups started to get formed in order to replicate that sound to capture the market. But what followed was truly remarkable. Local talent – Hindi film song composers and arrangers, C, Ramachandran, Shankar-Jaikishan, O.P. Nayyar and Naushad Ali created a fusion of the Indian music and Latin American music and produced what I would call as ‘truly globalized songs’. It all started with live venue Cabarets in Mumbai becoming a trend and boasting Carioca dancing for months after the initial screening of ‘Flying down to Rio’, led by local Jazz orchestras and travelling troupes from cruise ships.
Music is a common cultural element in every society. In African, music forms the backbone of our cultural heritage in that it permeates all our daily activities. The African is born, named, initiated, fortified, fed, nurtured and buried with music (Aduonum, 1980). African traditional music goes beyond mere entertainment. In most African countries, traditional music were used in the past to store history by rhyming the words.
A melodic instrument, it consists of pre-tuned keys which are hit with mallets to produce sound. Various types of xylophones are found in Africa, including those with free-floating keys. However the most common is that with hardwood keys attached to a framework, with a calabash resonator attached beneath each key, and is most notable in Mozambique where it is known as a tsimbila. Xylophone performances combine polyrhythm with melodic pitches to create highly complex music. (Ewens 1991: 20, 21–22; Miller & Shahriari 2012: 361.)
Among the variety of events that make up the Brazilian carnival, the annual parade of the samba schools are great prominence, mainly because of its uniqueness and spectacular feature. The evolution of samba school somewhat improved the volatility of samba dance. The first samba school is found in 1928, named Mangueira School of Samba. Samba school was originated in the end of 1920 by the organizers of samba dance who were searching for some ways to make the teaching lesson of the dance to be more organized. Ismael Silva, from Estácio then created the term escola de samba which means samba school.
New Orleans is undoubtedly the birthplace of jazz. As the magic of jazz brought about a new period in music history, and legends emerged, jazz quickly took on many forms and incarnations around the country. The originators and pioneers in New Orleans kept the original seed alive in what came to be known as “Dixieland Jazz.” New Orleans was the right place and the right time for jazz. Immigrants to the city in the late 19th century brought their traditions of brass bands with them: marching in parades, providing music for funerals, performing at community events. Most of those bands were all-white, however, and others were limited within specific ethnic communities (Italians, Croatians, Germans, etc.).
They had many hits throughout the 1970s and the band assisted in making funk music a successful genre, with an even broader audience. A different group of musicians then began to further develop this genre. New ideas were significantly made by George Clinton, with his two bands; Parliament and Funkadelic. The Parliament group emphasized using horns whilst Funkadelic emphasized using guitars, but both had a deep, rhythm filled groove. Simultaneously, they formed a new kind of funk sound, greatly influenced by psychedelic rock as well as jazz.
However, its roots can be traced from the musical traditions of Africa and Europe. Jazz is also categorised by polyrhythms, blue notes, call and response and improvisation. Swing music The swing era was the period of time around 1935–1946, when big band swing music became
Marley had a love for Ray Charles, Elvis Presley, Fats Domino and The Drifters, music drifting over from the United States. Marley and childhood friend Livingston devoted most of their time to music under the teaching of Joe Riggss. Later on, Bob met Leslie King who had him record a couple singles, the first was "Judge Not". His solo career did not take off right away, so him and two of his friends created a band. Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, and Neville Livingston formed the "Wailing Wailers".
Umzae Dr. Kwame Nkrumah was an extremely hard working and determined individual. Umzae Dr. Kwame Nkrumah connected with me, because I have a lot of friends who are Ghanaian or of Ghanaian descent. I have recently begun to explore the African culture in an attempt to learn my roots. His role in Ghana gaining its independence was something that I knew. However; the fact that he is a man of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated just adds to the admiration of the men of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated and the impact they have all around the