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The lyrics told the same story. The more sophisticated the music is, the less improvisation there seems to be. The Original Creole Band, led by Creole trumpeter Freddie Keppard , was one of the New Orleans bands that never recorded for fear of being copied, but was nonetheless influential in exporting the sound of New Orleans to Los Angeles , where they were lured by bassist Bill Johnson who already had a Creole Band there , New York and Chicago where in Johnson engineered the mutation of the band sans Keppard into King Oliver's orchestra. New Orleans, near the mouth of the Mississippi River, played a key role in this development. In the mids the white New Orleans composer Louis Moreau Gottschalk adapted slave rhythms and melodies from Cuba and other Caribbean islands into piano salon music. The band was very successful during the first few years in Chicago, but as radio networks adopted jazz, the populous seemed to prefer a more refined "dance hall jazz. As the jazz movement spread, the style and content of it also changed as white practitioners modified the genre to make it more palatable to white middle class Americans. It has always created and sustained artistic subcultures, which have produced new and increasingly sophisticated artistry. Swing, a jazz-inflected dance music, developed in the s and was hugely popular during World War II — The West-African element of jazz music was the emphasis on syncopated rhythm and the widespread use of polyrhythms, or, from the viewpoint of instrumentation, the drums. The jazz movement is mainly accredited to African American musicians in an era where cultural differences divided populations. These songs were "jazz" only insofar as they mimicked black styles of music. London: Continuum. High schools and universities made up many of the jazz groups around in the s. It was a novelty architected for an unsophisticated audience that was interested only in novelties.

No recordings by him exist. Much of this French jazz was a combination of African-American jazz and the symphonic styles in which French musicians were well-trained; in this, it is easy to see the inspiration taken from Paul Whiteman since his style was also a fusion of the two.

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Armstrong turned the human voice into not only an instrument but an instrument that was as legitimate for improvising as any other instrument of the orchestra. Spread by such New Orleans jazz groups and performers as King Oliver — and his Creole Jazz Band and Jelly Roll Morton — , jazz first became popular in the nightclub cultures of big cities. A riff is a musical pattern or phrase that is repeated by one voice while a soloist improvises a melody. At the same time, jazz spread from the United States to many parts of the world, and today jazz musicians--and jazz festivals--can be found in dozens of nations. On the other hand the fact that both jazz and country music were born in the South was very relevant: the South was more prone to create the musical identity of the new country than the industrialized North, with its close ties to Europe. Jazz would eventually be assimilated by white pop music from Broadway show tunes to Tin Pan Alley ballads without causing any major upheaval. Beginning in the s, many women jazz instrumentalists were prominent, some sustaining long careers. The real dichotomy was to be found in the "composer": it is always singular in classical music, whereas it is often plural in jazz and rock music. Some researchers believe Eddie Lang and Joe Venuti pioneered the guitar-violin partnership characteristic of the genre, [43] which was brought to France after they had been heard live or on Okeh Records in the late s. It was conceived and advertised as a recording of jazz music.

In contrast, jazz is often characterized by the product of interaction and collaboration, placing less value on the contribution of the composer, if there is one, and more on the performer.

At the end of the war Cook formed the American Syncopated Orchestra.

how did jazz spread from its roots in the 1920s?

The birth of jazz music parallels a revolution in music "media". Handy became interested folk blues of the Deep South while traveling through the Mississippi Delta.

Jazz music was, ultimately, the product of New Orleans' melting pot.

how did jazz spread

In the mids, Benny Goodman integrated his jazz ensemble, working with Teddy Wilson —a pianist, and Lionel Hampton —a vibraphonist.

Of course, the condition of blacks in the USA was one of great inferiority. It wasn't called that. It was conceived and advertised as a recording of jazz music.

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