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The Roots of Jazz

Listening selections for this chapter are listed below.

If you have not already done so, download the iLG (interactive Listening Guide) software and install it on your hard drive. An electronic copy of the following tracks is required for full functionality of the iLGs.

  • Bessie Jones, The Buzzard Lope
  • Mississippi Fred McDowell, Soon One Morning
  • Bessie Smith, Reckless Blues
  • The Incredible Columbia All-Star Band; Gunther Schuller, conductor, The Stars and Stripes Forever
  • Wilbur Sweatman, Down Home Rag

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