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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

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Jazz

Jazzy Jazz Jazz Previous Next Like many other genres, jazz was birthed from the African American community and in result, lead to the influence of

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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,

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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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Ella Fitzgerald (Final)

Ella Fitzgerald Ella Jane Fitzgerald is known as “The First Lady of Song”. For decades, she was the most popular female jazz singer in the

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Should Music Be Political?

At the time of the Civil Rights Movement, many artists such as Louis Armstrong, Charles Mingus, and Nina Simone made their voices known and heard

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Jazz

Jazz was born about 100 years ago in New Orleans. The music is rooted in Africa and Europe. New Orleans became the city for jazz

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Nina Simone: A Raised Voice

Nina Simone, whose original name is Euncie Waymon, was born February 21, 1933 in Tyran, North Carolina. Simone fought through Jim Crow Laws and bipolar

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