Survey of African American Music
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- Jazz music is always positive and is very “upbeat”.
- Jazz was considered a sin back then to listen too.
- Jazz was the cause of such wild and toxic actions amongst the American people
- People who listen or did anything with jazz were looked down upon.
- Jazz was created when africans came to America and mixed their music with europeans creating the new genre.
- Ragtime is the foundation of jazz music.
- Louis Armstrong is the father of jazz.
- Louis Armstrong contributed his own style of jazz.
- Louis Armstrong created the trumpet solo in jazz.
- A lot of Jazz musicians are self taught.
- Whites have a dominance in recording in the studios than whites.
- Lil Harvey was one of the first female musical analyst.
- Soloists spark up jazz band performances.
- Harlem became the center of new jazz creation.
- Harlem swing was a style of dance used in jazz.
- Jazz would not be accepted by religious people.
- Mary Marie Louis becomes one of the first leading ladies in the jazz scenes.
- Kansas City became a place for the western and southern jazz musicians.
- James B Johnson was famous for his abilities on the piano.
- Armstrong was able to play high notes consistently.