I-Jazz ngumculo womculo owavela kwimimandla yase-Afrika yaseMelika yase-New Orleans, eUnited States, ngasekupheleni kwe19th nakwii-20th zakudala, kwaye yaveliswa kwiingcambu kwi-blues ne-ragtime. I-Jazz ibonwa ngabaninzi ngokuthi "umculo we-American classic". Ukususela kwi-1920 yamaJazz Age, i-jazz iye yaziwa njengendlela enkulu yomculo. Kwaye kwavela ngokohlobo lwezithethe zomthonyama ezizimeleyo nezidumileyo, zonke ezidibaniswa nezibophelelo eziqhelekileyo zomzali womculo waseAfrika-waseMerika kunye ne-Europe kunye ne-orientation orientation. I-Jazz ibonakaliswa ngokuguqa kunye namanqaku ahlaza okwesibhakabhaka, iifowuni kunye neempendulo zempendulo, i-polyrhythms kunye nokuhlaziywa. I-Jazz isisiseko kwizentlalo zaseMntla Afrika kunye nomculo, kunye nakwezithethe zomculo zaseAfrika-zaseMelika eziquka i-blues kunye nexesha lokuhlaziya, kunye nomculo we-European band. Iingqondi kwihlabathi lonke zincoma i-jazz ngokuthi "enye yezobugcisa zasekuqaleni zaseMelika".

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