If you enter the name “Buddy Bolden” into any search engine, you’re likely to not come up with much information about who that is. Buddy Bolden is a mystery that has yet to be entirely solved and a valuable yet hidden gem. Because of this, many people are not aware that he invented Jazz.
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“Bolden” is the story of Buddy Bolden, the African American cornetist who is responsible for the development of the jazz genre.