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en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jazz

... of swing, bridging jazz and art music in a natural synthesis. ... He often composed specifically for the style and skills of ... and a small hand-picked group of his composers and ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_jazz_musicians

This is a list of jazz musicians on whom Wikipedia has articles. Contents. 1 Giants of jazz .... Art Farmer (1928–1999); Paolo Fresu (born 1961); Per Jørgensen ( born 1952); Chuck Mangione (born 1940) .... Musicians by genre ... Bibliography of jazz · Blues music · British dance band · Ragtime · Jazz Age · Continental jazz  ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_jazz_genres

This is a list of subgenres of jazz music. Genre, Characteristics, Era. Acid jazz, Combined ... Crossover jazz, Artists mix different styles of music into jazz. 1970s - >.

www.encyclopedia.com/literature-and-arts/performing-arts/music-popular-and-jazz/jazz

These later forms became a connoisseur's jazz, played again in smaller clubs and establishing jazz artists as the avant-garde of music. Such beat artists as Jack ...

www.britannica.com/art/jazz

Aug 17, 2018 ... Jazz: Jazz, musical form, often improvisational, developed by African Americans ... blues and ragtime, into a single new, distinct, coherent musical style. .... And beyond his artistic and technical prowess, Armstrong should be ...

music.si.edu/story/jazz

While a musical score defines a classical piece, jazz's improvisatory nature .... When Goodman featured African American artists Teddy Wilson (piano) and ...

www.nytimes.com/1988/07/31/arts/music-what-jazz-is-and-isn-t.html

Jul 31, 1988 ... This kind of improvisation is what jazz musicians raised to an art through ... He has refined his style over the course of the years, and his playing ...

www.theguardian.com/culture/2010/may/23/jamie-cullum-best-jazz-musicians

May 22, 2010 ... US jazz musician Wynton Marsalis plays trumpet in 2003. ... between dance music, indie rock and pop, and his particular style of free-form spoke ... He was performing vocalese, the art of performing words over jazz solos, and ...

teacher.scholastic.com/activities/bhistory/history_of_jazz.htm

Louis Armstrong was one of the most influential artists in the history of music. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on August 4, 1901, he began playing the cornet at ...