History of Jazz

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The Subgenres of Jazz

Jazz is one of the most known genres in the Black community in America. Originating in New Orleans, jazz music began during the slave trade

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1940

1940 was the year that changed jazz. Bebop gave the African American music scene some pizzazz It also gave the Civil Rights Movement some push

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Miles Davis The Jazz Trendsetter: Creation of Modal Jazz

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Negro Spirituals

Negro spirituals were the most common form of expression and communication within the African community. These songs emerged in the 1800s during the time of

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Artist Project- Chance The Rapper

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Issa Trap

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Hip-Pop’s Big Three

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Jazz

Jazz originated in New Orleans and began during the transatlantic slave trade. This was initially disliked by the white community up until the 1920s when

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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

 

Charlie Parker and Bebop

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Jelly Roll Morton

Jelly Roll Morton, born Ferdinand Jospeh Lamothe, was a pianist and a songwriter who was one of the first major influences on jazz music in

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Bebop Jazz

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John “Trane” Coltrane

John William Coltrane born September 23, 1926 was an American jazz saxophonist and composer during the late 1940s up until his death is the late

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