“The Story of Jazz” Documentary Notes by Asha St. Louis

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All About Jazz

By Nelly Ruach Jazz is by far one of the most prominent and well respected forms of music to have ever been created. This form of music is heavily popular throughout the south with its origins tracing to New Orleans. With its transition from the blues and rag time, African Americans began the transition to […]

Freddie Hubbard

Freddie Hubbard : The most influential artist in bop, hard-bop and post bop era Born in Indiana, Hubbard took an early liking to instruments in the school band such as the tube, french horn and the mellophone but it wasn’t long after that he decided to settle on the trumpet. His brother was the first […]

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, Louisiana. The fusion of many cultures, French, African, Caribbean, Latin American, European, and the list goes on, led the intellectuals within the population to develop a culture of their own […]

Art Blakey’s Jazz Message

Art Blakey’s Jazz Message It is impossible to talk about influential jazz musicians without talking about Art Blakey. Blakey was one of the most important figures in the history of jazz music. He not only helped to usher in a new genre of jazz, but he also mentored and inspired the next generation of jazz […]

Hard Bop

By: Ashley Dickson & Jade Johnson [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8T0cPCTVYbg[/embedyt] Hard Bop is a subgenre of jazz that is an extension of bebop music. The term began in the mid-1950s to describe a new current within jazz which incorporated influences from rhythm and blues, gospel music, and blues, especially in saxophone and piano playing. During 1951-1958, Hard […]