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  •   26 Jul 2017   Posted By Joshua M.   34 Favs   0 Comments

    New Orleans Jazz - A Brief History

    Jazz is considered an art form particular to America and specifically, New Orleans. But why?

    All styles of traditional jazz (swing, Kansas City, dixieland, Chicago, west coast) are unique for any number of reasons, but New Orleans is often thought of as first and foremost in the genre. This is mostly because New Orleans is where it all started.

  •   2 Jul 2017   Posted By Sterling V.   2 Favs   0 Comments

    The History Of The Saxophone

    One of the most popular instruments in the world is the saxophone. If you doubt how popular it is, you simply have to look at Jazz and try and picture the genre of music without it. The truth is, the saxophone has a history that dates back to the 1840s with Adolphe Sax, who specialized in the clarinet.

  •   2 Jul 2017   Posted By Rosalie J.   40 Favs   0 Comments

    History of the Trumpet In Classical Music

    After Bach and Handel, trumpet playing declined. Haydn, the great successor of these two masters, did not do well with trumpets. When Haydn entered the service of Prince Esterhazy, music-loving prince of Austria, his orchestra at first did not include trumpets at all.