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Philippe Carles and Jean-Louis Comolli

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9781628460391

Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2016

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781628460391.001.0001

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Black Music before Jazz

Black Music before Jazz

Chapter:
(p.77) 6. Black Music before Jazz
Source:
Free Jazz/Black Power
Author(s):

Philippe Carles

Jean-Louis Comolli

, Grégory Pierrot
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781628460391.003.0007

This chapter focuses on the evolution of African American music over the centuries of black presence in the Americas. It details African characteristics that remained in spite of slavery, and describes the different musical influences that led to the birth of jazz: work songs, religious songs, the blues, marching bands.

Keywords:   Africanisms, Blues, Work Songs, Religious Music, Marching Band

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