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Unformatted text preview: support that jazz is entirely not a black music. There are many theories and a handful of evidence that support this idea. The theories that jazz is derived from blues and blues is derived from African music, that blues and African music sound alike compositionally and dynamically, and that White jazz musicians got no respect in the much larger black jazz scene all point to the larger idea that jazz is a black music . The idea that jazz is derived from blues, which came fro...
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- Monroe, L