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RESPECT HER CRANK! WRITING SOUNDS OF BLACKNESS: That’s a Vibe

RESPECT HER CRANK! WRITING SOUNDS OF BLACKNESS: That’s a Vibe Online

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Black women have voiced and penned some of the most popular songs in American music history. From Gertrude “Ma” Rainey to Lizzo, Respect Her Crank!: Writing Sounds of Blackness examines the delicate craft of songwriting through influential Black women singer-songwriters. Renowned singer-songwriter Amber Mimz facilitates multiple songwriting workshops designed to comprehensively teach elements of quality songwriting in various genres of music.

What do Sade and Jhené Aiko have in common? Their songs are delicately balanced with memorable melodies and heartfelt lyrics, which is the ultimate definition of a vibe. Learn how to tap into your vulnerabilities and channel these two songwriters to produce your own loop on Sampulator and write a one of a kind hook for

Please e-mail hirshhornexperience@si.edu if you would like to request ASL interpretation for this program.

 

This project received support from the Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative

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This event is not being hosted by the SJR State Library. We are sharing news of this free event because it is related to the curriculum offered at the College and, therefore, may be of interest to our students, faculty, and staff.  

Date:
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Time:
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Audience:
  All SJR State Students     Community Members     SJR State Employees  
Categories:
  Observance/African American Heritage     Free event provided by an external agency     Observance/Women's History  
Online:
This is an online event. Event URL: https://smithsonian.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_hvIYp4IvR7O9Yz1ZOrxeng