For my very last academic course before I graduate from Cal State Los Angeles, I decided to take a class on the history of African American music. So far, we have covered various types of genres of music such as gospel, blues, jazz, rock and roll and ragtime. I’ve learned about a...
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Joshua Nelson is resting his voice. That's a tall order for Nelson, the 29-year-old African American Jewish singer who has blended black style and Jewish prayers and folksongs into a new, foot-stomping, synagogue-shaking praise music he has dubbed "kosher gospel."
Though he's been...
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