The Quiz: In what city did jazz originate?
A New Orleans
B San Francisco
C New York
People from all over the world came together in this port city on the Gulf of Mexico, bringing their musical forms. In fact, New Orleans was the only city in the US where West African slaves were allowed to have drums. It’s said that the improvised music played by slaves in the city’s Congo Square eventually developed into what we now consider jazz.
The correct answer to this quiz is New Orleans.