By Robert Goffin
Translated by way of Walter Schaap and Leonard G. Feather
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Their children ^Herbert Asbury, The French made Quarter, pp. 252-53. better use of theic JAZZ i8 liberty. Young Negroes plantation and tried to escape the strenuous labor of port, attempting to make out of their love for music a supplementary profession at least. Soon the Negroes began to imitate the musical ceremonies of the whites. At picnics, balls, and burials, music was a necessity. Slowly but surely a hybrid form of music— without rules and without limits— was developed. To understand this phenomenon, we must try to recapture its atmosphere.
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