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19 August, 2021

Posted by Socrates in Black music, Donald Day, jazz at 7:16 pm | Permanent Link

“Thirty years ago, jazz had not yet entered polite society. It was a new form of music born in the back rooms of Negro saloons in the slums of New Orleans, Memphis, St. Louis and Chicago. The original jazz players were all Negroes and were natural born musicians. The orchestras were small. They were comprised […]