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Music of the 1920s and 1930s

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Lauren Sirr

on 16 November 2016

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Transcript of Music of the 1920s and 1930s

1920's music
the 1920's was the begging of modern music
jazz, blues, Broadway became popular
recorded music on radios became popular
Became popular as music through movies
the best musicals where turned into films and recorded for music
Music of the 1930s pt. 1
Music of the 1930s pt. 2
Jazz music began in the 1920's
began in the black community in new Orleans
was appropriated
only white jazz musicians could have music played on the radio
After market crash of 1929. music remained popular due to accessibility of radio
Jazz became popular, with "big band combo jazz" taking the lead
Big bands allowed for the employment of many musicians in a time when employment was scarce
Benny Goodman
Big band
Benny Goodman led a racially diverse big band
Jazz evolved into "sweet jazz" which was more easily appreciated by a larger audience
1920s vs 1930s
Sweet jazz was popular
Big bands were common
Introduction of country music
Jazz music, Broadway and blues became popular
there where bands but most artist where individual

Bix Beiderbecke
Louis Armstrong
Duke Ellington
Blind Lemon Jefferson
Bessie Smith
Mamie Smith
also began in black community
many songs peoples individual problems and racial struggles
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