Gospel Music and Its Performers

Gospel music is part of Christian music. It has strong vocals and is accompanied by hand clapping which acts as the rhythmic accompaniment. The heart of the gospel music was to be found ... Continue Reading →

Jazz Music in America

Jazz music first appeared in New Orleans in the late 19th century. It originated from blues music and rag time and by the 1920s it was at its height of popularity. Jazz music is played ... Continue Reading →

Blues Music in America

Blue music originated from the deep south of the United States at the end of the 19th century. It came from the Afro American communities mixing their work songs with spiritual ballads. ... Continue Reading →

Folk Music on the American Continent

American Folk music is the coming together of different brands of music from all over the world. As the continent was being colonized by people from different countries, different genres ... Continue Reading →

Scottish Folk Music

There can be no country in the world with a more recognizable genre of folk music than Scotland’s folk music. The sight of a pipe band, or even a loan piper, playing the bag pipes ... Continue Reading →

Irish Traditional Music

Irish traditional music is a form of folk music that has been playing in the county for centuries. The beauty of this music is that it is commonly found all over Ireland with it being ... Continue Reading →

The Welsh Choirs

The Welsh nation are famous for their singing. Along with the mining industry, agricultural produce and rugby singing is what people associate with the Welsh. Many famous singers have ... Continue Reading →

Cornish Folk Music

The county of Cornwall is situated on the South West corner of England. It is a peninsula being surrounded on three sides by water and it has the feeling of being very much cut off ... Continue Reading →

English Folk Music and its origins

Traditional English Folk is music based and has been around since the late medieval period. The music was delivered in genres, such as sea shanties, jigs, horn pipes and dancing. There ... Continue Reading →