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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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Cool Jazz

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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All That Jazz

Out of the groundbreaking genres of blues and ragtime came a madness to be reckoned with: Jazz.  ‘America’s Music’, Jazz emerged from New Orleans, Louisiana

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Bebop

Where You From?

Jazz Background The major components of Jazz are improvisation, syncopation, swing, a blues feeling, and complex harmonies. Unlike the majority of genres, Jazz is most prestigious

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Cool Jazz

Billy Taylor

Billy Taylor, a pianist and composer who was also an eloquent spokesman and advocate for jazz as well as a familiar presence for many years on

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Cool Jazz

Music has no color; It’s a raceless art. I don’t care if a musician is green as long as he’s talented. Miles Davis During the

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