History of Jazz

Season 9 Episode 13 | 27m 2s

Sonya Masingale’s report on the history of jazz. She interviews Bruce Raeburn of the Hogan Jazz Archive in New Orleans, who discusses: the origins of jazz in New Orleans; the dispute over the birthplace of jazz; jazz pioneer Buddy Bolden; the impact of Storyville on the development of jazz; integration in jazz; and why jazz is one of the least commercially viable music genres in the United States.

Aired: 01/27/21

Rating: NR

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