Choose an American musical artist (from any music era) and provide a 1-2 page summary of the background or history of the artist. Next, pick one of his or her main works (songs or compositions) and explain:
- The meaning
- The musical elements
- The contribution that this piece has had to the development of music
If possible, find a way to listen to the piece so that you can comment on your reaction to the work.
No plagiarism please. Must be done in APA format. Due date 05/26/2017 by 12PM Noon.