Genealogy Projects tagged with jazz on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Popular Musicians of the United Kingdom (1970s)

    Musicians of the United Kingdom (1970s) Popular music of the United Kingdom in the 1970s built upon the new forms developed of music developed from blues rock towards the end of the 1960s, including folk rock and psychedelic rock. Several important and influential subgenres were created in Britain in this period, by pursuing the limitations of rock music, including electric folk and glam rock...

  • Popular Musicians of the United Kingdom (1980s)

    Musicians of the United Kingdom (1980s) Popular music of the United Kingdom in the 1980s built on the post-punk and new wave movements, incorporating different sources of inspiration from subgenres and what is now classed as world music in the shape of Jamaican and Indian music. It also explored the consequences of new technology and social change in the electronic music of synthpop. In the...

  • Popular Musicians of the United Kingdom (1950s)

    Musicians of the United Kingdom (1950s) Music of the United Kingdom began to develop in the 1950s from largely insular and derivative forms to become one of the leading centres of popular music in the modern world. By 1950 indigenous forms of British popular music, like folk music, brass and silver bands, music hall and dance bands, were already giving way to the influence of American forms o...

  • Vintage Music - 1900 - 1940

    Vintage Music This project is a collection of genealogical profiles of musicians who perform music composed from 1900 - 1940 The lists below are not complete feel free to add names and profiles Musicians from 1900 to the 1940's A Texas Alexander The House of the Rising Sun Pink Anderson I got a Woman Amédé Ardoin Louis Armstrong What a wonderful world

  • Jazz Greats

    Jazz Greats - Discussion for the Jazz greats of yesterday. NB Names in bold are Geni profiles The Jazz Greats The Roots of R&B Female Lucille Dixon Robertson Sarah Vaughan Dinah Washington Ella Fitzgerald Anita O'Day Nellie Lutcher Janet Brace Polly Bergen

  • Creole families of New Orleans

    From Louisiana Creole people . As a group, the mixed-race Creoles rapidly began to acquire education, skills (many in New Orleans worked as craftsmen and artisans), businesses and property. They were overwhelmingly Catholic, spoke Colonial French (although some also spoke Louisiana Creole), and kept up many French social customs, modified by other parts of their ancestry and Louisiana culture...

  • Norwegian Jazz

    Norwegian Jazz Background In recent years Norway has also become a major force in world jazz. Pioneers of Norwegian jazz include Jan Garbarek . His cool, almost ambient approach is typical of Norwegian jazz, although recently there have been moves to build bridges with electronica and post-rock. He, too, has linked jazz with traditional Norwegian music, as evidenced in his recording Rosenfo...