SAT Subject US History Practice Question 446: Answer and Explanation
67. All the following types of music were fused together to become jazz EXCEPT:
B. the blues
E. work songs
Correct Answer: D
Jazz is a musical tradition that combines four other African-American musical traditions: spirituals, the blues, ragtime, and work songs. Although jazz combines African musical elements such as the "blue note" and the calland-response motif with European elements such as melody and harmony, it is least influenced by hymns.