Category: Traditional Jazz

Potato Head Blues

Potato Head Blues Louis Armstrong’s early work  It was originally recorded in Chicago on May 10th, 1927. On the track, a total of seven instruments can be heard with three solos. The trumpet, clarinet, and

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Jazz: Classical Appeal

* JAZZ: CLASSICAL APPEAL * Although Jazz is its own genre, there are many subgenres of this miraculous genre. These subgenres include Classical/ Traditional, Bebop, Free Jazz, Jazz Fusion, and Modal. These subgenre exsit because

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Jazz- Traditional Jazz

Jazz Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States. It originated in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.

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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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Jazz: From Ragtime to Riches

“America’s Classical Music” or “African-American Classical Music” is what this genre has been dubbed.  Jazz is widely regarded at the pinnacle of African-American music in the twentieth century. Defined by its “hallmarks of improvisation, syncopation,

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The Unique Sounds of Thelonious Monk

Born Thelonious Sphere Monk Jr. to parents Barbara and Thelonious Monk Sr., Thelonious was born on October 10, 1917 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. At the age of 4 his parents decided to move to

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