American Jazz Musicians (Collective Biographies) PDF

American Jazz Musicians (Collective Biographies)

Len: 48
Author: Stanley I. Mour
Number of pages: 112
Date Published: 1998-01

Profiles ten notable jazz musicians, including Louis Armstrong, John Coltrane, and Miles Davis. ...

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History of Gospel Music (AAA) (African American Achievers) PDF

History of Gospel Music (AAA) (African American Achievers)

Len: 58
Author: Rose J. Blue
Number of pages: 104
Date Published: 2001-10

-- Tells the stories of notable groups of people of color -- A companion series to the award-winning Black Americans of Achievement biographies Gospel music has been a crucial part of the African-Amer ...

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American Life and Music from Elvis to Lady Gaga (Pop Culture in America) PDF

American Life and Music from Elvis to Lady Gaga (Pop Culture in America)

Len: 72
Author: Mark Mussari
Number of pages: 96
Date Published: 2012-09-01

Does art imitate life or does life imitate art? The readers of the four books in Pop Culture will learn that both statements are true. ...

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Music: INVESTIGATE THE EVOLUTION OF AMERICAN SOUND (Inquire and Investigate) PDF

Music: INVESTIGATE THE EVOLUTION OF AMERICAN SOUND (Inquire and Investigate)

Len: 76
Author: Donna Latham
Number of pages: 128
Date Published: 2013-11-01

The United States boasts a rich musical diversity. Colonial Americans integrated European traditions with new cultural influences to compose a unique musical identity. African traditions influenced hy ...

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Elvis Presley (Up Close (Viking)) PDF

Elvis Presley (Up Close (Viking))

Len: 33
Author: Wilborn Hampton
Number of pages: 192
Date Published: 2007-06-14

?Elvis left no one indifferent to rock and roll??so begins award-winning author Wilborn Hampton?s thoughtful account of the beloved and controversial Elvis Presley. When Elvis shook his hips and sang ...

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On My Journey Now: Looking at African-American History Through the Spirituals PDF

On My Journey Now: Looking at African-American History Through the Spirituals

Len: 77
Author: Nikki Giovanni
Number of pages: 128
Date Published: 2009-09-08

"The intimate, unpretentious talk about familiar songs will grab readers, who will want to find out more about the inspiring history." — BOOKLIST (starred review)Ever since she was a little girl att ...

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Ray Charles and the Birth of Soul (Lucent Library of Black History) PDF

Ray Charles and the Birth of Soul (Lucent Library of Black History)

Len: 67
Author: Adam Woog
Number of pages: 128
Date Published: 2006-01-06

Students learn how Charles profoundly influenced the history of music by fusing secular and church music into a style called soul. ...

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Hip-Hop History (Hip-Hop World) PDF

Hip-Hop History (Hip-Hop World)

Len: 31
Author: Wendy Garofoli
Number of pages: 48
Date Published: 2010-01-01

When the song “Rapper’s Delight” by the Sugarhill Gang hit the radio airwaves in 1979, the world got its first taste of hip-hop. Today, hip-hop music, art, and fashion have spread around the glo ...

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Exploring Irish Music and Dance PDF

Exploring Irish Music and Dance

Len: 31
Author: Diann Boullier
Number of pages: 160
Date Published: 1998-10

An introduction to the tunes, personalities, history and lore of Irish music and dance. ...

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Say it Loud: the Story of Rap Music PDF

Say it Loud: the Story of Rap Music

Len: 35
Author: K. Maurice Jones
Number of pages: 128
Date Published: 1994-03-01

Exciting full-color and black-and-white photographs mark a chronicle of the birth of rap music in contemporary America, tracing its roots back to traditions thousands of years old and discussing its e ...

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