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History of American Music

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Learn about the history of American Music with Josh, a performing guitarist who is very involved in online music blogs, as well as hosting several musical radio channels. He will provide a three-part series on American music’s history. In July, we will learn about Victrolas and Ragtime: the music of three continents, American innovation, and simple kindness lay the groundwork for a musical revolution. Our August class will feature information on the Delta Sound: The sound of hardship and the unique poetry of Mississippi combined into legendary music that still echoes today. We will wrap up this course in September where we will be doing a deep dive into Sweet Home Chicago: As the musicians move upriver, the Guitar plugs in, and the world changes forever.