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The birth of Jazz

Jazz was born in America. African and European musical elements combined to create jazz and develop into a U.S. art form.
African slaves who were brought to the U.S. preserved many parts of their musical culture, including rhythms, songs, and dances. During the 19th century there was growing contact between black and white people in the U.S. This ...

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