Jazz

Jazz is a true American art form. Having it's roots in the African American culture jazz has become popular all over the world. Jazz has many different genres. Listen to examples of the different types of jazz below!

Early Jazz: Ragtime

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Early Jazz: Dixieland

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Louis Armstrong playing Dixieland

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Swing Era

Benny Goodman and Gene Krupa

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Glenn Miller Orchestra

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Gene Krupa

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Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers
Swing Dancing

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BONUS - Fred Astaire Dancing on the Ceiling
(fast-forward to 1:40)

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Whitey's Lindy Hoppers

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Duke Ellington
Take the A Train

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Ella Fitzgerald
Take the A Train

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She was the Scat Master

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Cab Calloway - Minnie the Moocher

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Blues

Write Your Own Blues Song

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Babysitter's Blues

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The Blues Brothers

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The Blues With Larry

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Empress of Blues: Bessie Smith

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Bebop

Charlie Parker Played Bebop

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John Coltrane - Giant Steps

Cool Jazz

Miles Davis

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Funky Jazz

Lee Morgan - Sidewinder

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Stan Getz

Austin Powers

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Free Jazz

Ornett Coleman

Modern Jazz

Chick Corea - Fusion (jazz and rock together)

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