Berry Gordy and the Motown Sound

By IAfrica
In Gambia
Jul 25th, 2014

We have always maintained that Jazz music is the umbrella that encompasses all other forms of music, and as we continue to write about jazz, it is helpful at times to veer into other genres and try to show the links that exist in our musical tree.  The sound of Motown is synonymous to R – the music was joyous, sad, romantic, groovin’, and movin’. The music was full of great melodies, lots of tambourines and hand-clapping, blaring horns, driving bass lines with interplay between the lead…

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