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Behind the Beat presented by the African American Museum of Iowa

July 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This presentation uses music to explore African American history, from the African beats to the jazz of the Harlem Renaissance to the popular music of the Civil Rights movement. The influences of traditional African music can be seen in the spirituals sung by African Americans while they worked as slaves, elements of spirituals can be found in blues, blue led way to jazz, jazz spurred on R&B, rock and roll, hip hop, and other forms of modern music. Each musical style has ties to history, such as jazz and the Harlem Renaissance or Motown and the Civil Rights Movement. To understand history, you just have to look Behind the Beat!

Details

Date:
July 10
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Venue

Marion Public Library
1095 6th Ave
Marion, IA 52302 United States
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Phone:
(319) 377-3412
Website:
http://www.marionpubliclibrary.org/
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