4.What was origin of the blues and how did the blues influence jazz?
5.Who were the first important jazz musicians?
6.What changes came about in the 1930s?
music - SraJMcGin, Friday, January 9, 2009 at 1:56am
1. (origins of the blues / Wikipedia/ don't forget the links below): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Origins_of_the_blues
3. (how blues influence jazz / pdf file to download): www.jazzinamerica.org/pdf/1/Influence%20of%20Jazz%20on%20Blues.pdf -
4. (Wikipedia): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blues
5. (first important jazz musicians): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jazz
7. (10 early jazz musicians): http://jazz.about.com/od/historyjazztimeline/tp/Ten_Early_Jazz_Musicians.htm
8. (changes in 1930's): http://www.jazzstandards.com/history/history-3.htm
9. (Wikipedia): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swing_music
As a researcher for New Jersey Jazz Society, I'm very happy to see this post!