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Voodoo was important for the origin of jazz  
   

Voodoo was important for the origin of jazz

Music in New Orleans

April 10th 2012
As jazzlovers we cannot visit the USA without seeing New Orleans, the cradle of jazz. The town is fully aware of its historic value. It is a short walk to the Louis Armstrong Park. Here it all started once, specially on the Congo Square, where the slaves gathered to dance and to sing, inspired by old voodoo-rhythms from Africa. A little bit further on we see a statue of legendary cornetplayer Char ... read more
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American Flag Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
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