Jazz and the Blues Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Jazz and the Blues
An analysis of the emergence of jazz as a distinctly American form of music.
# 144515 | 2,750 words | 8 sources | MLA | 2009 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2009 in Music Studies (Blues, Jazz)

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This paper offers a preliminary consideration of the emergence of jazz as a distinctly American musical idiom, hard to define but attracting the admiration and devotion of performers and audiences, especially as it first emerged from small black audiences into the vast white mainstream in the years after the Great War.

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"Jazz has been described as "America's classical music" (Kirchner 5), and the noted cultural historian Gerald Early has said of it: "I think there are only three things that America will be known for 2,000 years from now when they study this civilization: the Constitution, jazz music and baseball. They're the three most beautifully designed things this culture has ever produced" (quoted in Kirchner 3). However, Early largely misstated the matter, in that jazz has been a remarkably undersigned form of music. It has been not the product of a handful of stylistic innovators, the but relatively..."

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