Craig Morrison: Pop-Soul and Its Roots - Part 1

Tue (6 Sessions) Nov 01 - Dec 06 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
DESCRIPTION
We will trace the development of Soul and Motown from their roots in blues, rhythm and blues, and gospel, with icons such as Sam Cooke, Ray Charles, Fats Domino, Mahalia Jackson, James Brown, the Drifters, Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin, Smokey Robinson, Sam and Dave, the Temptations, Marvin Gaye, and the Supremes. You will hear an abundance of wonderful songs, including "When a Man Loves a Woman," "The Twist," "The Thrill Is Gone," "My Girl," and "Stop! In the Name of Love." Illustrated with stories, slides, recordings, and live music examples.
INSTRUCTOR
CRAIG MORRISON
Craig Morrison, Ph.D., is an ethnomusicologist who teaches courses on popular music and it roots at Concordia University and lectures for various institutions including the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. He is the author of two books and numerous articles on music. As a bandleader and musician-on vocals, guitars, and keyboards-Morrison has produced 11 CDs. His band Vintage Wine performs regularly, and his Annual Roots of Rock and Roll Concert at the Oscar Peterson Concert Hall, each year with a different theme and with as many as 16 musicians and singers on stage, has been presented 20 times to date.
  • COURSE CODE: MART-1061 NEW!
  • LOCATION: ONLINE, Montreal, Quebec
  • LANGUAGE: English
  • INSTRUCTOR: CRAIG MORRISON
  • MATERIALS PROVIDED: Yes
Member Price: $72
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Guest Price: $90
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