The Era of Jazz

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Who was/were the leaders in this creation?

Festivals featuring African-based dances to drums were organized on Sundays at Congo Square , in New Orleans until 1843. There are historical accounts of other music and dance gatherings in the southern United States.

When was it created?

Jazz submerged in the United States in around the late 19th and early 20th century.

Where did it evolve?

The slave trades were big in the US, bringing in almost half a million Sub-Saharan Africans. They brought strong musical traditions with them.

How it is performed

Jazz has many different names and has different ways of performing them. There is avant-garde jazz, chamber jazz, Latin jazz, swing, soul jazz, jazz core, ska jazz, mambo and many more.
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