SWING jazz

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Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday Who was Billie Holiday? Billie Holiday is considered one of the best jazz vocalists of all time, Holiday had a thriving career as

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The Forgotten Jazz Pianist

Introduction Jazz is a genre of music originating in New Orleans, in the late 19 century is heavily based on improvisation. During Jazz performances, players

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Feeling Jazzy?

What is Jazz? Jazz is a unique music style that originated in the African American communities of New Orleans. Jazz is a blend of blues,

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New Orleans Jazz

Traditional New Orleans Jazz   Traditional New Orleans jazz is a musical genre with distinguishing poetic features that within a discrete, social framework, are connected

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Ya Like Jazz?

Let’s Get Jazzy! Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Jazz – The Smooth Era

Jazz is a genre of music that originated in New Orleans by African Americans in the 1900s. Jazz is a combination of swing, blue notes,

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Nancy Wilson

“Sweet Nancy” : The Story of the American Jazz Singer Nancy Sue Wilson, born February 20th, 1937, was destined for a life in music from

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