In what city did jazz originate?

[4-30-2022] Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Quiz Question: In what city did jazz originate?

The given options are:

  • New Orleans
  • San Francisco
  • New York

Correct Answer: New Orleans

Info: 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.

All three questions from today’s Bing Homepage Quiz are below. You can find their answers by visiting those pages.

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