Who are the most famous jazz artists of all time?

most famous jazz artists

Jazz is a music genre developed in the earlier part of the 20th century in New Orleans. This music had originated from a mixture of African-American folk musical traditions that reflect their unique cultural environment.  Jazz gradually emerged from a blend of ragtime, marches, blues, and other music. It has a forceful … Read more

Barry Manilow Profile

You may consider the 1970s as the treasure trove of sentimental romantic ballads, known for their slick and lush production and sweeping, heart-stopping choruses. Up to now, they have remained popular. Several radio stations around the world still play these 1970s love songs, even many years after they faded from the Billboard … Read more

What Were the Most Popular Songs of the 1980s?

The 80s era provided us with some prominent personalities that stood the test of time. Hollywood stars giving their fair share of popularity during the 80s; Eddie Murphy, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Harrison Ford, to name a few that rose to stardom. But the entertainment industry didn’t simply blow up because of rising … Read more

The Influence of Destiny’s Child on R&B

Destiny’s Child, also known as Girl’s Tyme, was a girl group whose final line-up comprised Kelly Rowland, Beyoncé Knowles, and Michelle Williams. In 1990, this group started their career under the name Girl’s Tyme in Houston, Texas.  At first, the group had four girls, including LaTavia Roberson, Beyoncé Knowles, Kelly Rowland, and … Read more

The History of Napster

For better or worse, Napster changed the music industry. It cannot be denied that this online service paved the way for music to become easier to access and widely available online. Napster started a revolution in the digital music industry by setting the music free, which has allowed for the quick and … Read more

Is Radio Still Popular?

Radio has been there for decades; before the advent of televisions, radio was the only source of entertainment for most people. However, even after television was introduced, the importance of radio didn’t get less. Recall any teen movie from the 1980s or 90s; you will remember at least one scene where the … Read more

The Legacy of the Supremes

The Supremes were the female singing group that changed the way people of America viewed black music and artists. Formerly known as ‘The Primettes,’ The Supremes became the first female singing group to gain popularity. The founders of The Supremes include Florence Ballard, Diana Ross, and Mary Wilson, who sang 12 singles … Read more

All about the ’60’s Band Cream

The band ‘Cream’ wasn’t just another rock trio but also the first-ever ‘supergroup,’ i.e., a group formed after each member has already achieved fame individually. The band was known for their incredible live improvisations and long jam sessions. Their music was a blend of blues, rock, hints of jazz, and psychedelic rock; … Read more