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Jazz Poetry

Beginning with the birth of blues and jazz at the start of the twentieth century, jazz poetry is can be seen as a thread that runs through the Harlem Renaissancethe Beat movement, and the Black Arts Movement—and it is still vibrant today.

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1888-1965
1935-
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Marvin Bell 1937- Jazz Poetry
Amiri Baraka 1934-2014 Black Arts, Jazz Poetry, Spoken Word

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