Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Music & Performing Arts
This capstone explores the history of musical forms preceeding reggae in the evolution of Jamaican musical forms. The aim is to establish the historical and cultural factors that led to ska's creation, rise and fall in popularity, and cultural significance through its first wave in Jamaica.
Lobo-Gilbert, Erik R., "The swell and crash of ska's first wave : a historical analysis of reggae's predecessors in the evolution of Jamaican music" (2014). Capstone Projects and Theses. 366.