Jazz Music Festivals

If you are a jazz music lover, chances are that you go to a festival every year. What you probably didn’t know is that there are jazz festivals all over the world. If you like to travel, expand your jazz tastes and go to these international jazz festivals.

Akbank Jazz Festival, Istanbul, Turkey
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All About The Origins Of Jazz Music

The essence of the sound of Jazz music is so versatile due to the origins from which it first began. In fact, New Orleans, Louisiana is the place where Jazz first began between 1850 and 1900 by African slaves as well as the freed people of color. The first style of Jazz music was known as Dixieland….

Creating Jazz Music

All over the world people have invented their own interpretation of Jazz by creating new music from their soul, yet branching out to expand the capabilities of the music of their culture. Jazz around the world must always begin with examples of various music. The main traits of the styles of music t…

Diana Krall

Diana Krall is an accomplished singer, and jazz pianist. Diana was born in British Columbia Canada in 1964. She learned to play piano when she was just four-years-old. Everyone is her family are musicians. When she was in high school she played in a jazz group, and at just fifteen played in many res…

Jazz Forbidden

There was a time in history when Jazz the music was banned during World War II when it was considered a plight for freedom against Hitler’s Nazi regime due to what it represents. Jazz music is the product of America that was creatively invented by African American from culture, and all the elements…

New York Voices

The New York Voices are a vocal jazz group that have learned from other vocal jazz groups such as Take 6, The Manhattan Transfer, Lionel Hampton and have taken jazz music to higher levels which have earned them Grammy Awards. Their sound is definite jazz sound with classical, pop, Brazilian and R&B …

Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday was one of the most famous jazz music singers in America. Her real name was Eleanora Fagan. Like most lives of musicians, she had a very bad time growing up which damaged her career. Her life is written about in the autobiography Lady Sings The Blues, but there are many things in ther…

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Get Your Groove Back with Style with These Latin Dance Songs

When you want to have your fix with the best Latin dances of all time, there is simply no better way to dance along with them. Get your groove back by dancing along with the Latin dance hits that popularized the dance culture.

One of…

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Starting a Latin Dance Studio: Some Tips

If you intend to start a Latin dance studio of your own, you need to realize that you need so much more than the knowledge of dancing. Here are a few things you have to consider in starting a Latin dance studio:

1) Location – you should realize that a l…

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The Unknown Benefits of Latin Dance

Why do people go crazy over Latin dance?

Some of the more obvious reasons are because Latin dance has the moves, the style and the statement. Seeing dancers moving into the Latin rhythm is enough to entice one into learning it too. Once the moves are perfec…