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Sonny Rollins

Background Sonny Rollins was born “Theodore Walter Rollins” on September 7, 1930 in New York City. As a child, he started as a pianist, but

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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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ORIGINS of FREE JAZZ Free Jazz is a type of jazz that lacked traditional structure when compared to other forms of jazz music, It was

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All Jazz Styles

What’s With All That Jazz?

Jazz is a music sort that started in the African-American people group of New Orleans, United States, in the late nineteenth and mid twentieth hundreds

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Jazz Music: John Coltrane

During the twentieth century, Jazz was widely regarded as the pinnacle of African American music, distinguished by its professionalism and artistry, the originality and improvisation,

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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

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CANNONBALL! … Adderley

Where Did Cannonball Adderley Come From: Origin and Influences Cannonball was born in Tampa, Florida. His given name was Julian Edwin Adderley. He was inspired

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