Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

The Blues

No description
by

Ivan Wong

on 25 September 2013

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of The Blues

The Blues
Blues Singers
The Origin of Blues
The Blues
copy and paste as needed and take advantage of an infinite canvas!
1912
Blues Lyrics
Country Blues
Urban Blues
Blues is the name given to both a musical form and a music genre
Robert Johnson
Ethel Waters
Bessie Smith
Contemporary Blues
09/11/ 2013
Presented by Ivan Wong
1912
1914
Fill-in
Big Bill Broonzy
Country blues otherwise known as acoustic blues
(also folk blues, rural blues, backwoods blues, or
downhome blues) is a general term that refers to
all the acoustic, mainly guitar-driven forms of
the blues.
Sonny Boy Williamson II
Sonny Boy Williamson II
Urban or City Blues are terms used to describe
more formally structured, sophisticated post war
material, even though the blues recorded by
dance band orchestras and female vocalists are
clearly urban in nature.
Ma Rainey „Booze And Blues"
Boogie-woogie
Jimmy Yancey „Rolling The Stone"
big band blues
In the Mood /
Glenn Miller
IT might be easily included in the jazz tradition
but better represent the contemporary vitality
of the blues tradition.
B. B. King - The Thrill Is Gone (Live at Montreux 1993)
Time Makes Two - Robert Cray
Nicknamed The Empress of the Blues, Smith was the
most popular female blues singer of the 1920s and
1930s.She is often regarded as one of the greatest
singers of her era and, along with Louis Armstrong.
Robert Leroy Johnson was an American blues singer and musician. His landmark recordings from 1936–37 display a combination of singing, guitar skills, and songwriting talent that has influenced later generations of musicians.
Bessie Smith - St. Louis Blues (1929)
Bessie smith lost your head blues
Hellhound On My Trail
Ethel Waters was an African-American blues,
jazz and gospel vocalist and actress. She
frequently performed jazz, big band, and
pop music, on the Broadway stage and in
concerts, although she began her career
in the 1920s singing blues.
Stormy Weather - Ethel Waters
Full transcript