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Black History Month Project

Nat King Cole

Brittney Jackson

on 24 March 2011

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Transcript of Black History Month Project

Nat King Cole Background Information Born March 17, 1919
Montgomery, Alabama Father was a baptist minister 4 older siblings with musical talent Mother played church organ Top Hits Mona Lisa L-O-V-E Unforgettable Sound Clips/Visuals L-O-V-E:

-Jazz style

-Drums, Clarinet,

-L-O-V-E demonstrates
the characteristics
of jazz because it is
slow and has emotion Died February 15, 1965 at the age of 46 Mona Lisa:

-Jump Blues style

-Chello, Drums, Piano, Guitar

-Mona Lisa demonstrates the
characteristics of Jump Blues
because it is
fun, but peaceful Interesting Facts He smoked up to three packs of cigarettes a day. He had his own show. He was a victim of racism all his life. Music He influenced jazz and swing genres Saxophones, clarinets, drums, trumpets, and pianos are typically used in this genre. These genres are fun, and require emotion in order to sound calm. Timeline l l l l l l l l l l 19th amendment for women sufferage. 1922... 1929... 1936... 1936... 1939... 1949... 1961... 1963... 1963... 1964... Great
started. 1st radioactive
(Radium E) French miners went on strike. WWII
started. St. Anthony's Hospital
burned in
Effingham, Illinois. John F.
was elected
president. Racists attacked
with bombs. Pope John XXIII died. Martin Luther King Junior won the Nobel Peace Prize. Sources Brittney Jackson 8th http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nat_King_Cole http://timelines.ws/20thcent/TWENTIETHCENT.HTML http://www.youtube.com
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