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The Birthplace of Jazz; Early Entertainers; Part II

Jazz music has a rich history. Read this article to learn more about early jazz musicians.

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The Birthplace of Jazz; Early Entertainers; Part II

Jazz music has a rich history. Read this article to learn more about early jazz musicians.

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At the end of the 19th century, New Orleans was a major entertainment center; the city fostered a vibrant music scene. Musicians from different cultures and races gathered in Storyville, the red-light district of New Orleans, where black and white musicians played together and experimented with music styles. Many early jazz musicians performed at bars in Storyville.

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