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Unformatted text preview: formula mider 1940 Other relevant information (issues of representation, effects of music industry and technology, etc.) White bands group dance very influencial in modern genres 2. Why and how is jazz "American"? What portrait of the U.S. and American history does jazz present? Even though the elements of jazz go back to the Afriancan and Eupropean music, much of jazz is seen to have orignated from New Orleans. It was a city full of nightlige and people played music together. 3. How does the inclusion of Asian Americans into jazz history present a new angle to the story or of the U.S. in general? By seeing that Asians can be part of jazz, it tells us that music should not just belong to a particular race. Jazz was seen to be only for White or Black people but it shouldn't be like that and that everyone can enjoy and play any kind of music. 2...
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2012 for the course MUSIC 26AC taught by Professor Brinner during the Spring '07 term at Berkeley.
- Spring '07