African blues PDF

The blues is one of America’s greatest musical treasures. A roots music form that evolved out of African-American work songs, field hollers, spirituals, and country string ballads more than a century ago, the blues is the foundation of virtually every major American music form born in the 20th century, including jazz, rhythm and blues, african blues PDF and roll, and hip hop. The Blues educational outreach campaign, created by Experience Music Project, provides teaching strategies and resources for teachers to assist in the integration of blues music, culture, and history into American classrooms, with emphasis on grades 9-12. Explore The Blues Classroom for more information on the blues as a musical form and for assistance in using The Blues educational materials in your school.