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Chicago Blues: From Immigration to Urban Development

Author: Haozhe Zhang Program of Study: Molecular Engineering PhD Chicago Blues is a typical music style originated from Great Migration and growing with city. The style of Chicago Blues is undividable from Chicago City and its history. Exploring Chicago Blues with me, and having a new insight about this unique music style.     Transcript (transcript was provided by...
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Maxwell Street: A History of Racial and Cultural Integration

Author: Albus Gao Program of Study: SSD MAPSS   I have been a blues fan for years. It didn’t take long before I discovered that Chicago is essentially the birthplace of urban blues in postwar America. When I was browsing through the list of legendary blues artists in Chicago hoping to find some new music inspirations, a street in...
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