Jazz music emerged in 20th century. This kind of music was invented by African Americans as a blend of European and African traditions.
Jazz music borrowed some elements from American popular music of the 19th and 20th century.
Firstly, the term jazz was used as slang in the West Coast. Jazz had a lot of subgenres from its early development. Jazz music became very popular all over the world and adapted to every culture developing and influencing national traditions.Read more...