Jazz is the only native American art form, a musical style that began in African American communities in the Southern U.S. in the early years of the 20th century. Jazz has been around for about 100 years, during which time it has splintered into dozens of different sub-genres – all of which remain, recognizably, jazz.
Bix Beiderbecke and Louis Armstrong were some of the first jazz icons, born in 1903 and 1901, respectively. The music they played valued self-expression and improvisation, and people began to understand that at the early part of the 20th century. They also belonged to the Jazz royalty group. It is a term used to describe acclaimed jazz musicians, who were known as musically gifted, royal, aristocratic, and they would have that term added to their nickname, reflecting their strong abilities. A lot of early jazz performers performed in venues throughout the cities in the United States like bars and brothels.
Today, some of the finest jazz venues in the world are located in America; a list of jazz venues like this would probably spread around the world.
Some of the most popular jazz venues from Argentina are Jazz&Pop, La Ratonera, Notorious, Thelonious Bar, ViraSoro Bar, all located in the heart of Buenos Aires.
The United States as the source of serious jazz music has the most jazz venues in the world. Some of the top jazz venues are located across the country and include The Haig from Hollywood, Black Hawk from Tenderloin, San Francisco, Dakota Jazz Club from Minnesota. Other venues are Iridium Jazz Club, Lenox Lounge, and Savoy Ballroom from New York City, UCO Jazz Lab from Edmond, Oregon, Zanzibar Blue from Philadelphia, Jazzbones from Tacoma, Washington and Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley from Seattle.