Jazz was developed in the latter part of the 19th century from black work songs, field shouts, sorrow songs, and hymns. New Orleans, or Dixieland, Jazz is played by small bands usually made up of cornet or trumpet, clarinet, trombone, and sometimes piano. The three lead instruments provide a melody above the steady beat of rhythm and individualities of intonation and phrasing, by the frequent use of vibrato and glissando, giving the music a highly personal quality. Jazz bands such as The Original Dixieland Jazz Band have lots of experience from performing at Jazz Fests and Concerts. Other artists such as Germaine Bazzle and Pete Fountain have performed at the Jazz Fest and have just as much experience as the Dixieland Jazz Band.
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