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Phone (617) 376-1301
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Category Rap
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Listen Up: From Ring Shout To Rap: Black Music In America

Thursday, Feb 28, 2013 7:00p to 8:30p

What common threads unite the music of Jay-Z, B.B. King, Aretha Franklin, Mahalia Jackson, Duke Ellington,and Scott Joplin? How did West African folk music influence the development of rock 'n' roll? How is hip-hop related to jazz? Wheaton College professor Delvyn Case will explore these issues and more in this presentation on the history of African-American music. Using live musical examples as well as video and audio excerpts, Prof. Case will provide a thought-provoking overview of the rich tapestry… Show more

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Thomas Crane Library
40 Washington St.
Quincy, MA 02269
(617) 376-1301
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