More prominent in New Orleans
An average of 10-12 musicians
Originated from African American culture in the deep south.
Most of the time there is one single line that is repeated four times.
The music was often related to the racial discrimination that many felt.
Many piano solos
originated from the African American roots
Tunes are normally learned by ear
12- 16 Performers
Brought Jazz into the American ballrooms
A small Ensemble made up of a saxophone, trumpets, piano, and many more.
More for listening than dancing