The beats of the past still beating: Web Resource List
How has rhythm influenced the growth of African American music?
What the following video to see the master jazz musician at work.

Max Roach
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Max Roach on Hi Hat
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Use the following resource to listen to music clips from the early 1900's - 1920's. Listen and take note of which recording have strong rhythms.
Early Recordings