Category: Cool Jazz

Chico Hamilton

Chico Hamilton Chico Hamilton, a subtle and creative drummer, will probably always be remembered for the series of quintets that he lead during 1955- 1965

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Cool Jazz

The Origin Of Jazz Starting in the south down in the bayous, from New Orleans emerged a new sound and genre that none had ever

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Wallace Roney

Background – He was born in Philadelphia and attended Howard University and Berkeley College of Music. Roney attended Duke Ellington School and made his recording

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Jazz Hands

Jazz And Black Intellectualism Jazz is a form of music created in the early 20th century that originated in the United States in New Orleans,

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All About Wynton Marsalis

Who is he? Wynton Marsalis was born on October 18, 1961 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Today, Marsalis is a world-renowned composer, educator, and musician. And

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Chill Out with Cool Jazz

Origins of Cool Jazz As a genre, jazz originated in New Orleans as traditional jazz. New Orleans was a breeding ground for jazz because of

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