The Development of Jazz and Blues Analytical Essay by hicaliber

The Development of Jazz and Blues
This paper discusses the development of jazz and the blues in America.
# 94809 | 985 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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In this paper, the writer introduces, discusses, and analyzes the development of jazz and the blues. The roots of these two forms of American music are traced. The author also explores the influence of African-American slave music on these forms of music. Several notable jazz and blues artists are discussed. The author concludes by stating jazz and blues are popular forms of music throughout the world.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Gioia, Ted. "The History of Jazz." 1997. 18 July 2006. <>
  • Knight, Richard. "All That JAZZ." Geographical Oct. 2001: 14.
  • Porter, Eric. What Is This Thing Called Jazz? African American Musicians as Artists, Critics, and Activists. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2002.
  • Shepard, T. Brooks. "Music Notes Earworthy." American Visions Oct. 1999: 48.

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