Use this Music History and History of Jazz video entitled New Orleans and The Birth of Jazz to study the development of traditional jazz in New Orleans.
Use this K12 educational video to study and learn about the birth of Jazz in New Orleans at the beginning of the 20th century. Examine the development of jazz from the rhythmic work songs of the slaves to the influence of gospel hymns, ragtime and honky-tonk. Discover the impact of the first phonographs and how jazz spread from New Orleans. LIsten to the first great jazz man, Buddy Bolden.