Jazz Synthesis Essay

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How has the development of jazz been a vital key for the African American community in America? What prominent black musicians developed the jazz genre while maintaining aspects of equality and progression? Jazz in itself has been an over-all outlet for the feelings in which black people face relating towards discrimination and racism. It was a way of voicing the terrible representation in which blacks were given by white people in America, as well as a way of taking such intense feelings and translating them towards a safe outlet that would be heard. Equality, not completely, was beginning to form between different cultures and races because people began to see that black musicians could play the same, if not better, than white musicians.
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