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    Jazz And The Jazz Age

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    genre of jazz was and is a very popular genre of music that people listen to which influenced the music of today by its upbeat tempo, originality, and lasting impact. The decade of the 1920s was known as the jazz Age ("Jazz Age" was first introduced by F. Scott Fitzgerald), Roaring Twenties, and also by other names because jazz music originated mainly in New Orleans, and is a blend of many types of African and European music. Jazz was very popular and jazz had just risen. At that time, jazz was the

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    Jazz Influence On Jazz

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    And All That Jazz Imagine you are walking the streets of New Orleans. You are standing right where jazz was established in the United States of America. Jazz wasn’t just about music, it also affected the culture involving social, economic, artistic and jazz leaders. Why was New Orleans the hotspot for Jazz? It was located on a seaport. Being on a seaport is beneficial because it provides tourists and is also where goods go through. Also, it provided the party-like atmosphere and still does so today

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    Jazz Style Of Jazz

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    In order to become great dancers, we must look to the stars for inspiration. There are so many different forms of dance and variations of styles in those said forms. The style of Jazz has been twisted and turned in all kinds of fantastic directions. Of all the different people involved in this style there are three individuals that particularly stand out to me. Today, we will be discussing the works of Bobby Newberry, Heather Rigg, and Bob Fosse. Bobby Newberry was a self-taught dancer. After winning

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    Jazz

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    Jazz Jazz is a music genre that originated from African communities of New Orleans in the United States during the late 19th and early 20th centries. Jazz first emerged in the black cultures of New Orleans from the mixed influences of ragtime, blues, and the band music played at New Orleans funerals. Jazz the word comes from a creole word that means both African dance and copulation. As jazz grew in popularity and influence, jazz served as a means bring young people together. Jazz is a powerful

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    Jazz

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    Jazz has been an influence in many artist's work, from painting to other forms of music. Jazz is an American music form that was developed from African-American work songs. The white man began to imitate them in the 1920's and the music form caught on and became very popular. Two artists that were influenced by jazz were Jean-Michel Basquiat and Stuart Davis. The influence is quite evident in many of their works, such as Horn Players, by Basquiat, and Swing Landscape, by Davis.Stuart Davis was born

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    Jazz

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    Jazz Jazz is a type of music developed by black Americans about 1900 and possessing an identifiable history and describable stylistic evolution. It is rooted in the mingled musical traditions of American blacks. More black musicians saw jazz for the first time a profession. Since its beginnings jazz has branched out into so many styles that no single description fits all of them with total accuracy. Performers of jazz improvise within the conventions of their chosen style. Improvisation gave jazz

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    Jazz

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    Jazz The jazz we know of today wasn't recognized as its own genre until the 20th century. Before, jazz was considered to be music for black people and it was rarely appreciated for the ordinary white man. During the 18th century when African slaves were shipped to America where the music was later on influenced by the western European music. The rhythm inherited from Africa and a lot of the melody came from western European music such as folk songs and church hymns. So the jazz genre is inherited

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    Jazz

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    When World War II broke out in Europe, the situation for French jazz enthusiasts changed as both the Nazi and Vichy regimes attacked jazz as a foreign institution. Jazz represented everything that the Nazi party opposed. It was a genre of music created and performed by African Americans, as well as gypsies and Jews—their most hated enemies. The Nazis hatred for blacks was extreme. Blacks were distinctly different from Nazis not because of their differing religions, but because they viewed blacks

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    Jazz

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    Early Jazz The earliest easily available jazz recordings are from the 1920's and early 1930's. Trumpet player and vocalist Louis Armstrong ("Pops", "Satchmo") was by far the most important figure of this period. He played with groups called the Hot Five and the Hot Seven; any recordings you can find of these groups are recommended. The style of these groups, and many others of the period, is often referred to as New Orleans jazz or Dixieland. It is characterized by collective improvisation, in which

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    The Jazz Age For many years, African Americans were a part of the American culture. African Americans were not free until the end of the Civil war. The abolishment of slavery was settled in the United States after the north won the war. Therefore, African Americans dispersed all over the United States; however, many of them dispersed to New Orleans, the birthplace of jazz. Jazz is American music developed from ragtime and blues, created by rhythms and ensembles; followed by African traditions. Jazz

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