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Book By: Robert Morritt

This book describes the advent and history of music in the United States.It describes the varied styles of music..The performers and their recorded repertoire and the variety of genres of American music such as the Blues, Rock and Roll and Country.From the arrival of early colonists who brought choirs, musical notation, and later, broadsides.The arrival of West Africans who gave new impetus to the music, with their variety of instruments, drums, and string instruments as well as call-and-response’vocals.Later the mix of Cajun and Creole music from Louisiana.Early American popular music , such as the advent of Ragtime and the Minstrel era, early Jazz music.Rural blues and urban jazz ,which all gave impetus to the creation of American popular music. Appalachian roots of Country music and Post-War Rock and Roll are also described until recent times.

Submitted:Sep 15, 2012    Reads: 2    Comments: 0    Likes: 0   



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