One of my favorite genres of music is acid jazz. It is a mix between jazz, hip hop, and funk. Acid jazz has a lot of different rhythms. A song will start out with a fast beat and then switch to melodic tones, all within the same song. One of my favorite acid jazz songs is more than an hour long. C’est comme un voyage pour vos oreilles! http://www.youtube.com/watch?featur e=player_detailpage&v=Y7SMd_2aNck Erica S. Johnson
Zydeco Originated in Opelousas, Louisiana The genre Zydeco gets its name from the French word “les haricots” which means the beans. Clifton Chénier is known as the father of Zydeco This music is apart of our Louisiana Heritage Laissez les bon temps rouler!!!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bL57AN_x6r A http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bL57AN_x6r A
BELLE Notre Dame de Paris : the musical Notre Dame de Paris is a Canadian musical that debuted in Paris in 1998. According to the “Guinness Book of World Records” it has the most successful first year of any musical ever. Naturally, since I’m Canadian, I love this musical and my favorite song from it is “Belle” …
In the song “Belle”, three men from the musical (Quasimodo, Frollo, Phoebus) are singing about their love for a woman named Esmeralda. My favorite character out of the three is Quasimodo, the hunchback because I love the final line of his verse which says : “ O Lucifer, O laisse-moi, rien qu’une fois, glisser mes doigts dans les cheveux d’Esméralda … ” Which translated into english reads : “ O Satan, allow me just one time, to run my fingers through the hair of Esmeralda. “ Here is a link to the video … http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBXeXBpTVOkhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBXeXBpTVOk
CLASSICAL MUSIC Chopin was born in 1810. He was a child prodigy. He was a famous Solo Pianist and Composer. Frédéric Chopin invented and changed many forms of classical music. Such as the piano sonata, Nocturne, and Waltz. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=play er_detailpage&v=eG1Olvh7vCUhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=play er_detailpage&v=eG1Olvh7vCU Frédéric Chopin
Josephine Baker (1906-1975) Elle était noire americaine. Elle est née de Saint Louis, Missouri. Sa famille était pauvre et optimiste. Elle a fait de nombreuses tournées à travers l’Europe. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWiS0Rowbw o http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWiS0Rowbw o
Tairo live in Paris He is of franco-marocaine origin. His genre of music is classified and Hip Hop/ Reggae/ Soul His lyrics are mostly based on love but many of his other songs are based on major problems in the world. His first album is called “Choir and Soul” and came in 2009. You can find him on facebook and myspace.