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Discussion 2 Although the relationship makes much more sense to me now, my biggest revelation regarding the origin of jazz was the sexual associations. The reason behind my surprise is that I merely would never link intercourse to jazz music. Since the articles conveyed that the sexual association of the word jazz was due to the slang term among African Americans, it seemed that it had a rather negative connotation—especially with one
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Unformatted text preview: article associating jazz with the whorehouse. However, I see the relation between jazz and sex, when sex is equated with energy, vitality, and virility. I suppose I am still confused of whether jazz, in terms of intercourse is derogatory, or whether it was regarded more in terms of liveliness and vigor....
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2009 for the course MUSIC 273 taught by Professor Forgot during the Spring '09 term at Wisconsin.

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