Exploring Music's Complexities

Tag: blues

The Psychology of Music Preferences

The Psychology of Musical Preferences Do you believe that a peek into your music collection will provide clues as to your character? Do your musical preferences reveal inner thoughts and feelings?  Do you use music to manipulate your emotional states?  Not surprisingly, there are two distinctly different opinions on the subject. The first is that… Read More ›

What is a Jazz Singer

Jazz Vocalists When the topic of jazz comes up the conversation most likely concentrates on who’s playing what instrument rather than who is that singing. If you are new to the subject you might be surprised to learn that jazz began with what is called a “field holler” (1). Slaves in the South used their voices to express… Read More ›

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