Category: Swing

The History of Jazz

It’s All in The Swing: The History of New Orleans Style Jazz by Jaden Jackson What Is Jazz? Jazz is a style of music developed by African-Americans in the early 20th century that entails improvised

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Swing Jazz

Swing Swing Jazz was a popular form of jazz music in the 30s and 40s derived from New Orleans. Its defined by swing feel, a lilting rhythm style based on a triplet division of the

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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, Louisiana. The fusion of many cultures, French, African, Caribbean, Latin

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Jazz: Contribution of Louis Armstrong

Jazz originated from African American communities of New Orleans, Louisiana. Because of its development from roots of blues, it is known as America’s classical music. The music genre is characterized by the combination of African

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Billie Holiday, a Jazz mastermind.

African-American Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, with its roots being blues and ragtime. New Orleans was the perfect city

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Duke Ellington: A Legend of Jazz

About Duke Ellington Duke Ellington he was born in Washington, D.C., in a middle class family raised by two talented musicians. He was one of the most famous jazz artists and the originator of big-band jazz. 

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