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 ...
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 ...
Jazz is a music that grew from roots that stretched from Africa to Europe to
America. Each contributed its own individual cultural and musical traditions that
As late as the 1950s, jazz scholar Marshall Stearns witnessed unmistakable .....
below, are compelling as quasi-mythic interpretations of the origin of the blues.
Jazz music was, ultimately, the product of New Orleans' melting pot. .... If the
origins of jazz music were confusing, the difference between New Orleans and
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.
Jazz, is a kind of music that was sung or played by the African slaves in the
plantations ... The Creoles are people of Caribbean origin, mainly from Haiti,
once a ...
For instance, the era American historians call "antebellum" (roughly 1815-1861)
holds much of interest to researchers looking for the deep roots of jazz.