Genre musik Jazz berkembang di Amerika mulai abad 20 dikalangan masyarakat Afrika – Amerika, di bagian belahan selatan Amerika. Though jazz rap had achieved little mainstream success, Miles Davis’ final album Doo-Bop (released posthumously in 1992) was based around hip hop beats and collaborations with producer Easy Mo Bee Davis’ ex-bandmate Herbie Hancock also absorbed hip-hop influences in the mid-1990s, releasing the album Dis Is Da Drum in 1994.
The first style of music to be classed as Jazz was called Dixieland and it was performed from around the turn of the century in the Southern states of America. It is essential nevertheless to understand that jazz isn’t limited to tap dance and that other styles of dance fall under the rather large umbrella of ‘jazz dance’.
It strikes me that, if jazz is really central to American music, an honest portrayal of jazz would include a full accounting of …Read More