Is Jazz African-American Classical Music? Austerlitz, “Jazz Styles” “America’s Classical Music” “The Blues as Dance Music” “Jazz and the White Critic” Syllabus, Page 2 ("jazz doesnt exist") Two pages. First, explicate and compare the perspectives expressed by Taylor, Murray, Baraka, and in the syllabus. Are jazz and blues American? Are they African-American? Classical? Also feel free to refer to listening or other material covered in the recorded lectures. Then let me know: what you think about this issue?