Jazz is a music genre that originated from African American communities of New
Orleans in the United States during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Jazz was born in New Orleans about 100 years ago (early 20th century), but its
roots can be found in the musical traditions of both Africa and Europe. In fact ...
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.
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
As late as the 1950s, jazz scholar Marshall Stearns witnessed unmistakable .....
below, are compelling as quasi-mythic interpretations of the origin of the blues.
Apr 21, 2016 ... The Roots of Jazz. The story of jazz is rooted in the story of slavery in America, in
particular in the United States and, further back, in Africa.
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.
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 ...
Mar 28, 2012 ... By Lee Evans. In his brilliant 1968 analytical book on jazz, Early Jazz: Its Roots
and Musical Development (Oxford University Press) author ...
For instance, the era American historians call "antebellum" (roughly 1815-1861)
holds much of interest to researchers looking for the deep roots of jazz.