Jazz was born in New Orleans about 100 years ago (early 20th century), but its ...
instruments used in jazz originated in Europe (saxophone, trumpet, piano, etc.).
The Origins of Jazz essay by Len Weinstock. A history of Jazz before 1930. This
site contains over 1000 songs from this era in Real Audio 3 format, as well as ...
Researchers and historians are still learning about jazz history; there are many
and various opinions about what is important in the history of jazz. What follows ...
It exploded into existence in the early 20th century, and has shot through the decades as an evolving and controversial art form. Straddling the line that separates popular music from art music, innovations of jazz
masters have consistently rattled critics and audience... More »
Jazz is a style of music which emerged in America around the turn of the
nineteenth/twentieth century. There are many styles of jazz, but broadly speaking
jazz is ...
Jazz was the first American music style to influence music worldwide. Most music
scholars agree, the early Jazz influences came from the post Civil War and ...
Origins of Jazz Jazz developed in the latter part of the 19th cent. from black work
songs, field shouts, sorrow songs, hymns, and spirituals whose.
The Scholastic History of Jazz resource site is full of audio clips, history, and
research starters on the subject of jazz. Join Grammy-Award winning trumpeter
Since it is now the 21st century, we think it's about time for the First City of Jazz to
start celebrating the First Century of Jazz, and we'd like to start by inviting you.