Music Styles that Were Grouped Under the Banner of Rhythm & Blues Questions

1. Identify three music styles that were grouped under the banner of “rhythm and blues” in the 1940s, and name one artist associated with each style.

2. Identify two bands and/or musicians that emerged in the 1980s and 1990s alternative rock scene. For each musician/band, identify one clear stylistic element of their music.

3. Addressing gender, ensemble instrumentation, and one clear stylistic element for each, contrast country blues with classic blues.