Essay On Jazz Music

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“The Discovery of Jazz Music “ Every music around the world has its own history, the instruments, rhythms, and even the compositions have their own origins. Music is a tool, it is used as a way of communicating with other individuals. It is very powerful considering it can express a person’s emotions or feelings such as grief, sadness, happiness, love, and even those emotions which cannot be explained or be expressed. Jazz music is like a language. It is a language that musicians use to express their emotions on a concrete moment or the emotions that they are feeling while they are performing. It is unique and diverse that the musicians improvise music within the spur of the moment which makes Jazz music much more intriguing and different from other genres of music consequently making it one step from the past, one step from the present and one step from the future. (What is Jazz?, n.d.) The Birthplace of Jazz Approximately about a hundred years ago, Jazz was born in New Orleans although some of its roots are being connected to the musical tradition of both Africans and Europeans. It bloomed in New Orleans considering it was a port of all nations and meeting place for different nationalities and ethnic groups that they blended in…show more content…
Pianos will still sound like pianos, saxophones will still sound like saxophones, but the actual sound will have its different flavor and the sound will have its originality by the musician, who is the one playing it. The sound made by the musician is as vital as the musical instrument. Each musician has their own style that reflects their personality and it greatly affects how the sound will come out. The sound can be nuanced with the human voice for it reflects the person itself, there are a lot of possible descriptions that you can describe the sound as such like smooth, raspy, thin, warm and many
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