History of Jazz

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& All That Jazz

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Jazz

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“The Story of Jazz” Documentary Notes by Asha St. Louis

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Jazz in the 30’s & 40’s

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The Influence of Free Jazz

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JAZZ

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All about Bebop Jazz (1950)

Big bands from the late 1930s provided the foundation for bebop, which was developed in jam sessions throughout the war and the 1940s musician’s strike.

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Swing Jazz in The Black Community

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Billie Holiday

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New Orleans Jazz (Introductory Video)

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Bebop

MODAL Jazz

Jazz Performers

Charlie Parker

Louis Armstrong

Pharoah  Sanders

Wynton Marsalis

Miles Davis

Theloneous Monk

Oscar Peterson

Art Blakey

Ornette Coleman

Sun Ra

 

Dizzy Gillespie

Bud Powell

Max Roach

Coleman Hawkins

John Coltrane

Dexter Gordon

Sarah Vaughn

Mary Lou Williams

Cecil Taylor

Joe Jennings

 

Tony WIlliams

Tia Fuller

George Benson

Grover Washington Jr.

Marcus Miller

Esperanza Spaulding

Freddie Hubbard

Lenny White

Sonny Rollins

Lee Morgan

 

Branford Marsalis

Freddie Hubbard

Wes Montgomery

Donald Byrd

Jimmy Smith

Elvin Jones

McCoy Tyner

Ron Carter

The Jazz Messengers

Cannonball Adderly

 

Charles Mingus

Herbie Hancock

Al Jarreau

Wynton Marsalis

Miles Davis

Ella Fitzgerald

Horace Silver

Alice Coltrane

Wayne Shorter

Keith Jarrett

 

Charlie Parker

Louis Armstrong

Pharoah  Sanders

Wynton Marsalis

Miles Davis

Theloneous Monk

Oscar Peterson

Art Blakey

Ornette Coleman

Sun Ra

 

Dizzy Gillespie

Bud Powell

Max Roach

Coleman Hawkins

John Coltrane

Dexter Gordon

Sarah Vaughn

Mary Lou Williams

Cecil Taylor

Joe Jennings

 

Tony WIlliams

Tia Fuller

George Benson

Grover Washington Jr.

Marcus Miller

Esperanza Spaulding

Freddie Hubbard

Lenny White

Sonny Rollins

Lee Morgan

 

Branford Marsalis

Freddie Hubbard

Wes Montgomery

Donald Byrd

Jimmy Smith

Elvin Jones

McCoy Tyner

Ron Carter

The Jazz Messengers

Cannonball Adderly

 

Charles Mingus

Herbie Hancock

Al Jarreau

Wynton Marsalis

Miles Davis

Ella Fitzgerald

Horace Silver

Alice Coltrane

Wayne Shorter

Keith Jarrett

 

Esperanza Spalding

Women in jazz do not always get the credit they deserve, but the women who do make their way in this male-dominated industry have just

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Women of Jazz

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King Oliver- One Of The Founding Fathers Of Jazz

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Jazz

Thesis: I think that Traditional Jazz is more influential than Ragtime or Blues.  Jazz originated in New Orleans and began in 1917. Some can even

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