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The "Roaring" Twenties

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Spencer Hallenbeck

on 28 April 2011

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The "Roaring" Twenties The "Roaring" Twenties, also known as The Jazz Age was a time of extreme growth for the United States. Many new stars rose out of the Jazz age, singing/playing Jazz type music. These include Louis Armstrong, James Reese, Fletcher Henderson, and Bessie Smith. Louis Armstrong
August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971
American Jazz Trumpeter and Singer from New Orleans, Louisiana Groups/Bands Louis was with:
Creole Jazz Band (best and most influential hot jazz band in Chicago in the early 1920s)
Louis Armstrong and his All Stars James Fletcher Hamilton Henderson, Jr. December 18, 1897 – December 28, 1952
American Pianist
Big Band Jazz
Swing Music Along with Don Redman, Fletcher established the formula for swing music. Bessie Smith
April 15, 1894 - September 26, 1937
American Singer She became the highest paid black entertainer of her day. New Music, Dance Styles, and New Preformers Youth rebellion against old ways
Flappers (Meaning Young Women in the 1920s):
Shorter Skirts
Bobbed Hair
Smoking in public
Holding a guys hand without a glove. New Dances:
The "Charleston"
Developed by the African Americans and quickly became popular Radios became popular:
Most popluar:
"Potter Palm" type
Mostly Amatuer concerts, and big band jazz
Broadcast from cities like New York and Chicago Radios, new dance styles, new behaviors for youth, and a new way of living were introduced or: The 1920s
or: The "Jazz Age" By: Spencer Hallenbeck
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