JAZZ JAM in American Samoa – The Pacific's birth-place of Jazz

American Samoa Samoana Jazz & Arts Festival Board collaborates with local American Samoa musicians in a JAZZ Jam to celebrate International Jazz Day.

Jazz became very popular during World War II when Pago Pago (American Samoa) was the Pacific military base for the United States. Samoan musicians have embraced the style of jazz to create our own Samoana styles of Jazz that encorporates our cultural rhythmns and style.

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