10566. The Origins and Development of American Jazz Music.
A broad view of jazz which addresses the question "Is jazz a black art form?" The diverse origins and cultural climate of the music are noted, as is the development as seen in the history of jazz masters: Louie Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, etc. The paper concludes the music is truly international and interracial. 14 pages, 19 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
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