This style of music was created in the beginning of 20th century from African-American music. As the time passed, it included lot of other musical elements and became a widely loved genre. Now this style of music has become so popular that almost every region added something in this style and made a sub-genre. Soul Jazz, Hard Bop, Latin Jazz, Cool Jazz, Free Jazz, European Jazz are the few examples of its sub-genres. This huge number of sub-genres proves that it has earned a respectable position across the globe.
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Well, the name says it all. This music style has been derived from Jazz music and it is widely considered as dance music. Due to its vibrant feel, Swing music has made a huge fan following all over the world in a short span of time.
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