The Sound of Gullah Culture

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“Not to take anything away from New Orleans, but I’m reading a book right now that makes a strong case that jazz music was actually started in Charleston,” Stevens said. “The impact that Charleston had in the world of jazz is one of those things that has gotten lost in time.” – Musician Lavon Stevens

Read my story: The Sound of Gullah Culture

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One response

  1. It is indeed amazing how quickly history transforms into this standard story, where everybody tells the same thing. New Orleans, Chicago, New York, maybe some LA and KC but that is about it.
    And on the other hand it is frustrating how little evidence is left from the old days. I am currently trying to understand the history of Jazz in my home country and it is very difficult.

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