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Towards the end of the nineteenth century marching bands were popular in America. Black musicians began to jazz up the marches, adding syncopated rhythms, 'bending' notes and improvising on the melodies. Trad (traditional) jazz emerged in the early twentieth century in Storyville, the red-light district of New Orleans.

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Female singers, especially Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughn (1924–1990), had a larger part in the evolution of jazz than most women did. Since its inception, innovations in jazz seemed to come mainly from those who played wind instruments—trumpet players Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie (1917–1993), and Miles Davis ...

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Historically, and for various complicated reasons, slaves in the United States began reproducing their numbers after the closing of the African slave trade in 1808. ... But it should be remembered that most Northern minstrels did go to great lengths to acknowledge the black stevedores or plantation slaves from whom they had ...

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Dec 29, 2017 ... Nonetheless, one important aspect of jazz clearly does distinguish it from other traditional musical areas, especially from classical music: the jazz ... calls, in the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, a “composite matrix” made up of a host of diverse vernacular elements that happened to come ...

musicorigins.com/2012/02/what-is-jazz

Feb 18, 2012 ... Learn about Jazz a musical style that originated at the beginning of the 20th century in African American communities in the Southern United States.

www.counterpunch.org/2006/07/14/how-the-irish-invented-jazz

Jul 14, 2006 ... In his autobiography, “Treat It Gentle,” Bechet set the tone for succeeding generations of African American musicians, who have expressed contempt and even hatred for the name “Jazz” for their music: “What does Jazz mean to you when I come up behind you: 'Jazz,' I say, 'what does that do to you?

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Cotton Club” still had many people come play jazz music in their clubs. “The Cotton Club” was well known during prohibition and had fantastic connections politically, which is why every time the government busted them for alcohol they did not stay closed down for very long. Since this club was kind of known to be a “ trouble ...

www.jazzstandards.com/history/history-2.htm

Jazz music, which had originated in New Orleans in the early 1900s, began to spread throughout the country by the late 'teens. As more employment opportunities opened up in the North, especially in Chicago and the Midwest, both black and white musicians from New Orleans moved to Chicago. Prohibition and the advent ...

www.thoughtco.com/a-brief-history-of-latin-jazz-2141615

Apr 21, 2017 ... Brazilian Jazz, a style that emerged from the sounds of Bossa Nova thanks to artists like Antonio Carlos Jobim and Joao Gilberto, fits this general concept. However, this introduction to Latin Jazz history deals with the origins and development of the style that has come to define Latin Jazz as a whole: ...