Jazz music is constantly evolving and, since its birth in the United States, has gained universal popularity. Now, LocalNomad Paris will reveal the capital´s jazz secrets and the best places to listen to live jazz in Paris.
History of jazz
The jazz genre came about at the turn of the 20th century in New Orleans as a mix of black-American and European music styles. There are just as many amateur jazz players and professional artists. The legendary trumpeter, Louis Armstrong, once said about jazz that “[You] never play anything the same way twice”. This philosophy and the art of improvisation mean each jazz performer creates their own, individual personality.
Salvador de Bahia represents more than just a small, historical town : it is the place that gave birth to the identity of the Brazilian nation as well as being an important city and the first capital of Brazil. Salvador was once nothing more than a small fortified town which is nowadays known as the Pelourinho historic quarter.
Huts, colonial style mansions, black or Portuguese…Pelourinho is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site with over 800 houses dating from the XVII and XVII centuries. LocalNomad Bahia will take you on a discovery of the narrow streets, avenues, alleys, museums, churches and restaurants of this historical neighborhood with this little guide to Pelourinho, Bahia.
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A guide to Pelourinho- Salvador de Bahia´s historic quarter
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Even though it is not one of the famous 7 hills of Rome, Gianicolo Hill, or Janiculum, is one of the liveliest areas of the city and popular with both Romans and tourists. This, the “8th hill of Rome”, is known for its natural charm, its thousand-year history and its uninterrupted views over the city. It is also popular with lovers thanks to the romantic park. This article will help to unravel the secrets of the Gianicolo Park in Trastevere, Rome.
Attractions in Rome’s Gianicolo Park
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The Gianicolo Park in Rome´s Trastevere neighborhood
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