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And All That Jazz!

And All That Jazz! Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African American communities of New Orleans, United States. Beginning in the late 19th

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Let’s get Jazzy

Jazz is a music form that was developed in New Orleans in the early 20th century. New Orleans was a very diverse city and all

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Jazz

Music and All that Jazz Jazz began in New Orleans, Louisiana in the 1900’s. This was due to the amount of diversity in the city.

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Jazz Post by Sidnee Salter Jazz originated in the black churches of New Orleans, which was known melting pot in the mid-20th century due to

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Funk music is a genre that was started in the 1960s. There are about 10 different variations of funk. There is Avant-funk, Boogie, Electro funk, Funk jam, Funk metal, Funk rock, G-funk, Go-go, Psychedelic

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In the 2000s, music had evolved to technology, downloading, and streaming. By 2010 there were 5 major digital music distributers.  Amazon Amazon is a company

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Old School Hip Hop is a popular genre of music that was originated in the 1970s Bronx, New York. This style of music was created

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Dick Gilbert obituary

My friend Dick Gilbert, who has died aged 82 after suffering from vascular dementia, was a BBC journalist, a jazz fan, a lover of pubs

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Theloneous Monk

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Bud Powell

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Jazz Post

In this article, I read that Jazz originated from New Orleans, Louisiana. I wasn’t surprised by this because when I went to Louisiana on Bourbon

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LEE MORGAN: The Sidewinder

Origin Career Lee Morgan was born Edward Lee Morgan in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 10, 1938. Growing up, Morgan liked playing the vibraphone and saxophone

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Masego, he can do it all!

Masego Micah Davis, “Masego”, was born in Kingston, Jamaica and raised in a Christian community in Newport News, Virginia. “Masego” means “blessed” in Tswana, the

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