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    This concert was performed at the Memorial Union theatre. The stage was set with 3 small sections of seating that could fit around 200 people. The seats were arranged in a way that created an atmosphere that felt much like an amphitheater. The stage is set with 3 small sections of instruments that all face the audience. One section is the Conga drums, the second is the piano and cello, and the last section is the drum set. The stage and the performers are set to a black backdrop that provides the background. The most important aspect from the audiences view is that the lights are only on the stage, providing all the attention in one direction. With regards to the audience, all patrons are wearing a variety of different attire, which leads…

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    The conga is a novelty dance that is danced individual with a partner, or in a line also known as a “conga line”. The basic steps in a conga line include three shuffle steps on the beat followed by a kick on the fourth beat. When the conga is done as a couple dance, the dancers face each other and move opposite direction of one measure, then they switch directions. When you are at a party, many times people will start a conga line. This is done by each person behind the next places their hands…

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    lot more instruments than Esters and Angels song. The song he chooses to perform was called “En El Ano 1916” in English meaning “In The year 1916”. This song is made reference to the Pentecostal movement throughout the world, in one of the verses it says “Anda arriba, anda abajo predicando la palabra” meaning up and down the street preaching the word of God. The song was in a verse-chorus structure and also call and response form. An example of the call and response would be “poder, poder, poder…

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    viewed a recorded pop music performance of Selena Quintanilla titled “Selena Live”. The performance originally took place on the evening of February 26, 1995, at the Astrodome Stadium in Houston, Texas. The legendary Tejano music star, Selena Quintanilla, became one of the most famous Latin music artists around the world. She was referred to as the “Queen of Tejano”. Tejano music, also known as Tex-Mex is a popular music genre that blends European, Mexican, and U.S. musical influences (Tejano).…

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    her pocket which make me uncomfortable, however she changes her position during playing with Leah. She should sit at Leah’s level at the first place. According to RIE Principles, we should demonstrate our respect every time we interact with them (Gerber, 2005). (2) I think the teacher can use parallel talk to enrich Leah’s language learning. Their nonverbal communication can add more complement verbal elements to inspire learning and language development. For example, she can narrate what Leah…

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    Beautifully crafted, Carole King’s album Tapestry is a work of art that I am glad that I got the chance to listen to it. To have such wonderfully created music is a gift. I am glad that she shared her own life experiences to create these songs. Unlike Taylor Swift, I feel as if her interpretations are more realistic and meaningful. She has lyrics that provide a realistic outlook on love and life. These songs are able to connect with the listen to a more profound and thoughtful level. With that…

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    The Man, The Myth, The Legend; Michael Jackson Michael Joseph Jackson was a singer, songwriter, philanthropist and record producer. He was born on August 29, 1958 to a working-class home in Chicago, Illinois, the eighth of ten children from Katherine Esther Scruse and Joseph Walter "Joe" Jackson. Michael grew up with three sisters; Rebbie, La Toya, and Janet and five brothers; Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon, and Randy. His sixth brother, Brandon, died shortly after birth. In 1964, Michael (at 6…

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    The things that I see that reminds me of Miami are the guys shaking maracas and dancing salsa. Best known for the “Conga line “. That is a line with people dancing and moving around the room or if your outside, don’t let it stop! Another thing is the snakes as fashion accessories. People have a lot of courage to put that huge snack around their neck and take pictures. They find that amazing. Little Havana also offers tours of the city. The best thing about Miami, little Havana is the…

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    Walking into the Winterball was an experience like no other. Hot cocoa and the smell of freshly baked cookies filled your nose as you entered the beautifully decorated staircase to the cafeteria. Students from freshman to seniors laughed and squealed loudly as they observed the holiday themed outfits of friends, old and new. From the most formal attire to the most casual ugly sweaters and comfy onesies, students confidently took pictures with others in the far right area of the cafeteria. A few…

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    being a Masterpiece, Kind of Blue brought Jazz into the final years of the bebop era. Sketches of Spain arrangement was based on the second movement of “Concierto de Aranjuela” by Joaquin Rodrigo written in 1939. Sketches of Spain became an exemplary recording of fusion Jazz and European classical. Down Beat magazine reviews by Bill Mathieu called Sketches of Spain the 20th Century’s most important Musical work thus far, giving Miles Davis and Bill Evans a Grammy award for Best Original Jazz…

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