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...Jazz Concert in Gusman For approximately the first half of the 20th century, from about 1900 to 1950, jazz music was the overriding form of popular dance music in the entire U.S (Ferreira, 2012). Dance bands and dance music existed prior to jazz music, and, after the rise of this genre, there were still numerous dance bands, which did not play jazz or utilized jazz elements scarcely. Also, for a specific period of its survival, jazz was considered as dance music. However, jazz artists were perhaps not attracted to this kind of music mainly because of its dance elements. From its original days, the genre seemed to have been music, which, in essence... , musicians sung for themselves, as a way...