Jazz is a genre created by African- Americans and originated in New-Orleans in the late 19th century. It was influenced by blues and ragtime.
“JAZZ IS LOVE.”
TYPES OF JAZZ
There are many different forms of Jazz including: Traditional, Bebop, Free Jazz, Jazz fusion, and Modal.
Jazz is played on a variety of instruments including the Saxaphone, Bass, Trumpet, and Key board.
- Louis Armstrong( Trumpeter)
- Duke Ellington( composer)
- Thelonious Monk (Pianist)
- Charlie Parker(Saxophonist)
- Miles Davis ( Trumpeter)
Jazz has only increased in popularity since it originated. People of all spaces around the world continue tp indulge in its sweet sound. There are also many talented jazz artists today including: Jonathan Barber, Julius Rodriguez, Chris Beck, and Jamison Ross. Local jazz clubs ae located everywhere. See below.