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    Other Cultures Integrated – CajunNative AmericansEuropeans, etc…

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    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

     

    Dancing in Jazz: The Swing

    Dancing in Jazz: The Swing Jazz Founded in the heart of New Orleans, Louisiana, Jazz is a genre of African-American music that was original and

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    Little Louis: Valaida Snow

    Valaida Snow Previous Next Snow’s Upbringing Early Life Valaida Snow was born on June 2nd, 1904 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Her love for music started when

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