posted by Bob .
In which city did jazz take hold? Why?
See the history of jazz in the link I posted for your other question.
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Since this is not my area of expertise, I searched Google under the key words "jazz history" to get these possible sources:
In the future, you can find the information you desire more quickly, if you use appropriate key words to do your own search. Also see http://hanlib.sou.edu/searchtools/.
I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.
Here's my favorite "jazz history" site: