Monthly Archives: July 2018

Where Did the Blues Come From? Origins of the Blues Music Genre

The blues is a musical form that came from within the Deep South in the late 1800s after the civil war; especially Mississippi, Texas, and Louisiana. Although the origins of the blues genre are as American as you can get, its roots are steeped in tragedy, thus how the style got its name. Slavery and the Blues Hundreds of years […]

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The Evolution of Persian and Middle Eastern Music

Music was used in the Persian empire predominantly in rituals and for the entertainment of the king. The history of the music goes back hundreds of years before Christ, according to the earliest record. Some of the musical instruments that were used are harps, flutes and drums.  The oldest system of music in Middle East was called the Khosravani. It […]

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