Jazz iyi mimhanzi yemitambo yakatanga mumasangano eAfrica-America eNew Orleans, United States, munguva yekupedzisira ye19th uye yekutanga kwezana remakore re20th, uye yakagadzirwa kubva kumidzi mu blues uye ragtime. Jazz inoonekwa nevakawanda se "America's classical music". Kubvira muAsia 1920s Jazz Age, jazz yakave ichizivikanwa senzira huru yemimhanzi kutaura. Izvozvo zvakabva zvabuda mumhando yezvimiridzo zvepamutemo uye zvakakurumbira mimhanzi, zvose zvakabatanidzwa nehurumende dzakawanda dzevana veAfrica-America neEurope-America nheyo yekuita maitiro. Jazz inoratidzirwa nekusvetuka uye mavara ebhuruu, kudana uye mazwi ekupindura, mapiritsi uye kushandiswa. Jazz ine midzi muWest Africa tsika uye mimhanzi, uye mumitambo yemimhanzi yeAfrica-America kusanganisira blues uye ragtime, pamwe neEuropean band band mimhanzi. Nyanzvi dzakapoteredza nyika dzakarumbidza jazz se "imwe yenzira dzeAmerica maitiro ekutanga".

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