Jazz genres
Jazz is a genre of music that originated in African American communities during the late 19th and early 20th century. It emerged in many parts of the United States in the form of independent popular m...
Jazz genres - Wikipedia
Whiteys Lindy Hoppers .. Hellzapoppin. - YouTube
Probably the greatest Lindy hop sequence ever filmed. Whitey's Lindy Hoppers from the 1941 film Helzapoppin. See http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m34eD21QzUw
Swing music - Playlist 1
http://vaimusic.com/VIDEO/DVD_4345_WoodyHerman.htm Woody Herman plays Jazz Me Blues (Delaney) From: VAI DVD 4345 Woody Herman and His Swingin' Herd Woody H...
Free jazz
1978 Germany. Ornette Coleman - sax, violin; Ben Nix - guitar; James Blood Ulmer - guitar; Fred Williams - bass; Shannon Jackson - drums; Denardo Coleman - d...
Avant-garde jazz
World-renowned improvisational jazz drummer Han Bennink leads a snare-clarinet-accordian trio at the Wind-up Space in Baltimore, Oct.15 2009. Mindblowing. Sh...
Swing music
A photo collage of some of my favorites to the song by Benny Goodman-Sing, Sing, Sing Hope you enjoy-feel free to get up & dance if you like!
Bebop - Tribute to Birdland
A photographic and musical tribute to the New York Jazz club Birdland and Charlie Yardbird Parker by Frank Rozasy.
Acid jazz
Acid jazz, also known as club jazz, is a musical genre that combines elements of jazz, soul, funk and disco. Acid jazz originated in the London club scene of the mid-1980s in the rare groove movement ...
Bebop
Bebop or bop is a style of jazz characterized by a fast tempo, instrumental virtuosity, and improvisation based on the combination of harmonic structure and sometimes references to the melody. It was...
Bebop - Wikipedia
Chamber jazz
Chamber jazz is a genre of jazz involving small, acoustic-based ensembles where group interplay is important. It is influenced aesthetically by musical neoclassicism and is often influenced by classic...
Cool jazz
Cool jazz is a style of modern jazz music that arose following the Second World War. It is characterized by its relaxed tempos and lighter tone, in contrast to the bebop style. Cool jazz often emplo...
Cool jazz - Wikipedia
Dixieland
Dixieland music or New Orleans Jazz, sometimes referred to as Hot jazz or Early Jazz, is a style of jazz music which developed in New Orleans at the start of the 20th century, and was spread to Chicag...
Dixieland - Wikipedia
Free improvisation
Free improvisation or free music is improvised music without any rules beyond the logic or inclination of the musician(s) involved. The term can refer to both a technique (employed by any musician in ...
Gypsy jazz
Gypsy jazz (also known as gypsy swing or hot club jazz) is a style of jazz music often said to have been started by guitarist Jean "Django" Reinhardt in the 1930s. Because its origins are largely in F...
Hard bop
Hard bop is a subgenre of jazz that is an extension of bebop (or "bop") music. Journalists and record companies began using the term in the mid-1950s to describe a new current within jazz which incorp...
Jazz fusion
Jazz fusion is a musical fusion genre that developed from mixing funk and rhythm and blues rhythms and the amplification and electronic effects of rock music, complex time signatures derived from non-...
Jazz fusion - Wikipedia
Mainstream jazz
Mainstream jazz is a genre of jazz music that was first used in reference to the playing styles around the 1950s of musicians like Buck Clayton among others; performers who once heralded from the era...
Modal jazz
Modal jazz is jazz that uses musical modes rather than chord progressions as a harmonic framework. Originating in the late 1950s and 1960s, modal jazz is epitomized by Miles Davis's "Milestones" (1958...
Modal jazz - Wikipedia
Smooth jazz
Smooth jazz is a genre of music that grew out of jazz fusion and is influenced by jazz, R&B, funk, rock, and pop music styles (separately, or, in any combination). It is also the name of a radio f...
Smooth jazz - Wikipedia
Swing music
Swing music, or simply swing, is a form of American music that developed in the early 1930s and became a distinctive style by 1940. Swing uses a strong rhythm section of double bass and drums as the a...
List of scat singers
This article lists notable scat singers by year of birth. It is also sortable alphabetically.