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Women started playing instruments in jazz in the early Nineteen Twenties, drawing specific recognition on piano. We are missing everyone very much and cant wait to open our doors to you once more. The musicians are also very keen to come again and perform for you!

The African traditions primarily use a single-line melody and call-and-response pattern, and the rhythms have a counter-metric construction and mirror African speech patterns. Female jazz performers and composers have contributed to jazz all through its historical past.

By 1866, the Atlantic slave trade had introduced almost 400,000 Africans to North America. The slaves got here largely from West Africa and the greater Congo River basin and brought strong musical traditions with them.

Since its inception, the DC Jazz Festival has presented music in the proud custom of the worldwide language of jazz. Earshot Jazz cultivates a vibrant jazz community to make sure the legacy … Read More