Category: Jazz

Miles Davis

Miles Davis Miles Davis was born on May 26, 1926, in Alton, Illinois. He was an American jazz musician, a great trumpeter who as a bandleader and composer was one of the major influences on the art from the

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The Young Lyons of Jazz

                              Almost like the majority genres of music, jazz music has evolved over time according to each generation since its development.

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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 debut with Nation and Haki Mahbuti. He attained distinction as

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Jazz Fusion and Its Influence

Jazz fusion is a genre of music that was fueled by its advancements in music technology. It was a combination of the jazz of its time along with latin, funk, and rock sounds.  Jazz fusion

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The Evolution of Coltrane

John Coltrane John Coltrane was one of the most versatile artists of his time. A dynamic saxophonist and composer, Coltrane revolutionized jazz at many points in his career. He was a pioneer in Hard Bop,

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Who is Dinah Washington?

Born August 29, 1924 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, was arguably one of best artists of our time. As a child, Ruth Lee Jones, later named Dinah Washington, moved with her family to Chicago, where she mastered

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Jazz Fusion: A Beautiful Blend

What is To begin, Jazz Fusion is a genre of music that not only combines jazz’s harmonic qualities but, rhythm and blues, rock & roll, and funk. Compared to traditional jazz, also known as trad

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Coltrane Jazz

John William Coltrane was born on September 23, 1926 in Hamlet, North Carolina. He went on to become one of the most famous jazz performers of the 50s and 60s. Early on, Coltrane got his

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