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Introduction to jazz styles

Jazz styles

First, let’s ┬ásay something about jazz: “Jazz is a primarily American musical art form which originated at the beginning of the 20th century in African American communities in the Southern United States from a confluence of African and European music traditions. The style’s West African pedigree is evident in its use of blue notes, improvisation, polyrhythms, syncopation, and the swung note.” … continue reading this entry.