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Quelbe Music As Popular As Ever

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Lee J. Rohn studied law at the University of Texas. While pursuing her juris doctor, she became the first female president of the law school's student body. In 1984, Lee J. Rohn founded the Law Offices of Rohn and Carpenter, a practice located in the U.S. Virgin Islands. She devotes much of her leisure time to the Quelbe Dance Association and enjoys musicians such as Stanley and the 10 Sleepless Knights.

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Quelbe Music As Popular As Ever

  1. 1. Quelbe Music As Popular As Ever By Lee J Rohn
  2. 2. Introduction  Lee J. Rohn studied law at the University of Texas. While pursuing her juris doctor, she became the first female president of the law school's student body. In 1984, Lee J. Rohn founded the Law Offices of Rohn and Carpenter, a practice located in the U.S. Virgin Islands. She devotes much of her leisure time to the Quelbe Dance Association and enjoys musicians such as Stanley and the 10 Sleepless Knights.
  3. 3. About Scratch Band music  Many regions become famous for contributing a unique musical style to the world's culture. Quelbe, also known as Scratch Band music, originated in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Quelbe music consists of a mixture of homemade and other instruments that speak to the Islands' European and African roots. Instruments in Quelbe bands typically include banjos, keyboards, guitars, bongos, and ukuleles. Homemade instruments may include flutes carved from bamboo, hollowed dry gourds, and various other found objects.
  4. 4. Conclusion  Among the most popular Quelbe bands is Stanley and the 10 Sleepless Knights, a group led by Stanley Jacobs that plays all around the world. He assembled his band to continue the tradition of passing along the region's rich oral history in the form of music.

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