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Transcript of Jazz
By: Shalini M., Israh A., and Bushra G.
.Prohibition Act (18th amendment)
.Started in "Speakeasies"
.Avoid detection of alcohol
.Need for entertainment
.lesser-known musicians (cheap)
.First phonographic recordings of jazz
.Competition between cities
.America's 1st multi-racial mainstream genres
Famous Jazz Artists
.Jelly Roll Morton
December 18, 1897- December 29, 1952
.Big Band Jazz
Joseph Nathan Oliver
The king of Jazz (honorific)
March 28, 1890 - December 29, 1967
.American bandleader (popular)
."Wang Wang Blues"
.Bandleader of Jazz Orchestras
.Juan Tizol's "Caravan" and "Perdido"
April 29, 1899 - May 24, 1974
.One of the first African American entertainers to "cross over"
August 4, 1901 - July 6, 1971
King Oliver/Joe Oliver
December 19, 1881 - April 10, 1938
.Jazz Cornet player
.Known for: Playing style & Mutes in Jazz
."Dippermouth Blues", "Sweet Like This", "Canal Street Blues"
.Louis Armstrong's mentor
.Roots: Traditional African and European music
What is Jazz?
The Jazz Age
.Jazz music and dance emerged
.Emerge in Cultures
.Blacks and Whites
.Rich and Poor
Outlet of rebellion
Freedom in language, clothing, and behavior
Respect: step towards equality
KKK--- about 4 million members
African Americans = not true "Americans"
Civil Rights movement in 1960s
Popularity & Music --> promote racial inequality and social justice
Plantation like feel
Ann Shaw Faulkner
Opposed spread of Jazz
Influencing people to do bad deeds
Negro Black Music = below classical standards
End of 1920s
Laws that prohibited Jazz in public halls
Breaking away from traditional values
Flowering of black culture in mass media
May 6, 2015
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