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Reggae. Music genre from Jamaica Reggae () is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1960s. The term also denotes the modern popular music of Jamaica and its diaspora.[1] A 1968 single by Toots and the Maytals, "Do the Reggay" was the first popular song to use the word "reggae", effectively naming the genre and introducing it to a global audience.[2][3] While sometimes used in a broad sense to refer to most types of popular Jamaican dance music, the term reggae more properly denotes a particular music style that was strongly influenced by traditional mento as well as American jazz and rhythm and blues, especially the New Orleans R&B practiced by Fats Domino and Allen Toussaint, and evolved out of the earlier genres ska and rocksteady.[4] Reggae usually relates news, social gossip, and political commentary.

Reggae has spread to many countries across the world, often incorporating local instruments and fusing with other genres. Etymology[edit] History[edit] Precursors[edit] Bass[edit] Jah Cure - Call On Me ft. Phyllisia. Native American music and culture. Music plays an integral role in the daily life of Native Americans.

Native American music and culture

Music plays an integral role in the life of Native Americans. It is used for ceremonial purposes, recreation, expression, and healing. There are many different instruments used when making Native American music, including drums, flutes, and other percussion instruments. Perhaps the most important element of their music is the voice. Vocals are the backbone of the music made in Native American cultures. Chief Black Hawk and Bishop Kearns: Song For Teaching American History - Lyrics and Sound Clip. This song is available on Kathleen Wiley's Westward Expansion Songs Chief Black Hawk was a red man .....and a good man.

Chief Black Hawk and Bishop Kearns: Song For Teaching American History - Lyrics and Sound Clip

Bishop Kearns was a white man....and a good man.... They loved and trusted each other perfectly No one doubted their fidelity. Then came trouble brewing between their people.... Tejano music. Tejano music or Tex-Mex music (Texan-Mexican music) is the name given to various forms of folk and popular music originating among the Mexican-American populations of Central and Southern Texas. With roots in the late 19th century, it became a music genre with a wider audience in the late 20th century thanks to artists such as Selena (often referred to as "The Queen of Tejano"), Mazz, La Mafia, La Sombra, Elida Reyna, Elsa García, Laura Canales, Oscar Estrada, Jay Perez, Emilio Navaira, Gary Hobbs, Shelly Lares, Stefani Montiel, David Lee Garza, Jennifer Peña, and La Fiebre.

Origins[edit] Europeans from Germany (first during Spanish time and 1830s), Poland, and what is now the Czech Republic migrated to Texas and Mexico, bringing with them their style of music and dance. They brought with them the waltz, polkas, and other popular forms of music and dance. At the turn of the century, Tejanos were mostly involved in ranching and agriculture. Tex Mex Music – Songs, Albums & Artists. <div class="warning" id="noscript_notice"> JavaScript is disabled in your browser settings. requires JavaScript.

Tex Mex Music – Songs, Albums & Artists

</div> Rhapsody App for Rhapsody International Inc. Get app Have the app Home. Music Genre: Salsa - Music of Puerto Rico. Introduction The most widely heard and influential form of music from Puerto Rico today is called salsa.

Music Genre: Salsa - Music of Puerto Rico

The term translates to English as "sauce" to denote music that spices and enlivens things. But not just any music. It is a complex musical genre that evolved from many roots into a uniquely Puerto Rican product. It could be said that "salsa" is primarily a commercial tag for contemporary Latin pop music that connotes a feeling that sums up the variety of redefined and reinterpreted styles at its roots. Salsa Music Video Mix. Cajun Music: Alive and Well in Louisiana. By Ann Savoy One of French Louisiana's most vital attractions is its music. Acadian music has undergone vast changes since arriving in Louisiana, to a large extent because those who play it today live so differently from earlier residents.

Louisiana Cajun Band - Jimmy C. Newman (Live) Mexican Mariachi Music and Mariachi Bands. Mariachi: A Mariachi band is a Mexican musical group consisting of four or more musicians that wear charro suits.

Mexican Mariachi Music and Mariachi Bands

Mariachi is said to have originated in the state of Jalisco, in the city of Cocula, near Guadalajara, as well as surrounding states of western Mexico. Mariachi is now popular throughout Mexico and the Southwest United States, and is considered representative of Mexican music and culture. Mariachi was recognized by UNESCO as part of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2011. Origins of the Word Mariachi: There are different theories as to the provenance of the word mariachi.

Continue reading below our video Loaded: 0% Progress: 0% Others claim that it comes from a native language, Coca, in this language mariachi is the name of the type of wood used to make the platform on which musicians would stand to perform. Mariachi Instruments: The Mariachi Costume: Since the 1930s the charro suit, or traje de charro has been worn by mariachis. Mariachi Vargas - El Jarabe Tapatio.