Jazz yog lub suab paj nruag ib hom ntawv uas yog hauv cov neeg Asmeskas Dub lub zog ntawm New Orleans, Tebchaws Asmeskas, thaum lub caij 19th thiab 20th thaum ntxov, thiab tsim los ntawm cov hauv paus hauv kev nyuaj siab thiab kev ua yeeb yam. Jazz yog pom los ntawm ntau yam xws li "Tebchaws Asmeskas cov suab paj nruag". Txij thaum 1920s Jazz Age, jazz tau lees paub tias yog ib qho kev qhia txog kev ntaus suab paj nruag. Nws tshwm sim nyob rau hauv daim ntawv ntawm ib txwm ywj pheej thiab cov suab paj nruag yeej, txhua yam txuas los ntawm cov kev sib tw ntawm African-American thiab European-American suab paj nruag nrog qhov kev kawm ua tiav. Jazz yog ntaus nqi los ntawm cov viav vias thiab xiav, hu thiab teb cov lus, polyrhythms thiab improvisation. Jazz muaj keeb kwm hauv West African kev coj noj coj ua thiab cov suab paj nruag, thiab kev ua yeeb yam hauv African-American suab paj nruag xws li kev nyuaj siab thiab kev ua yeeb yam, thiab cov tub rog European band. Kev txawj ntse thoob plaws ntiaj teb tau hwv jazz li "ib yam ntawm Amelikas qhov kev kos duab".

Tsis muaj cov khoom muaj nyob txuam koj xaiv.