A brief history of jazz music

Jazz music is an incredibly important part of American culture. It developed in the United States of America around the 1920s and is still popular today. Do you like jazz music? Keep on reading to learn more about the history of jazz.

Before reading this article, you can check your general knowledge about jazz music. Answer these trivia questions and check your answers:

  1. In which Swiss city is a famous jazz music festival annually held?
  2. What "hefty" jazz pianist, organist, composer, and entertainer was born in 1904?
  3. What instrument was played by famous Jazz Musician Louis Armstrong

Which jazz musicians and singers do you like most? Share your thoughts in the comments below!

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What are your thoughts on this subject?
Oystein Wergeland
Ella Fitzgerald was the greatest singer. One of my favourites is Don't Fence Me In. Big bands: Dizzy Gillespie,
May 22, 2020 9:55PM
Annette Frawley
While I love Jazz, I prefer the Blues genre. RL Burnside, Big Mama Thornton, BB King
May 17, 2020 2:12PM
Yolanda Solis
Love jazz!
May 16, 2020 9:57PM
James Webb
Listened to Jazz most of my life. Best genre BeBop , worst Avant Garde.
May 16, 2020 8:58PM
Peggy Miller
I could listen to Ms. Ella for hours
May 16, 2020 8:18PM
Connie McBride
I still like jazz although I don't listen to it enough.
May 16, 2020 6:54PM
We used to go to BB King club in Manhattan NJ. We have many Jazz and blues CD's to listen , the best music ever!
May 16, 2020 5:13PM
I love the history of Jazz it so Awesome to look at And read about I love enjoyed seeing the musician I amazing history.
May 16, 2020 4:43PM
Veronics Moss
I loved jazz very classy. 😍
May 16, 2020 4:11PM
Mike McEachern
Like most musical genre, Jazz has evolved while retaining its appeal to those like me who remember Miles Davis, Louis Armstrong and later, Ramsey Lewis and the pioneers of smooth jazz. The addition of Latin jazz, chill, and others have increased the overall jazz audience which may never be as large as the rock audience, but is far more loyal.
May 16, 2020 2:45PM
Alma Julieta Juarez
All of them GREAT MUSICIANS ! Louis Armstrong one of the best!
May 16, 2020 9:04AM
Lorna Desouza
Great information! Now I feel like listening to Jazz. 🥰
May 16, 2020 6:39AM
Jazz, I believe, is an aquired taste, so glad I acquired it!🤗🤗🤗
May 15, 2020 11:20PM
Love Count Basie's big band. Wes Montgomery's guitar. Vocals by Al Jarreau. Trumpet of Miles. Piano of Bill Evans and the arrangements of Gil Evans. Too many great artists to name them all. For me, if it's not jazz, then I want to listen to Classical. It's been a big part of me.
May 15, 2020 10:19PM
Darlene Davidson
Louis Armstrong is my favourite.
May 15, 2020 10:09PM

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