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Big band became the popular music of its day, hitting its peak in the mid 1930s. Although big band declined after World War II, there has been a renaissance in ...

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Jazz originated at the close of the nineteenth century in the seamy dance halls and brothels of the South and Midwest where the word Jazz commonly referred to ...

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It was not until the start of the 1920s that ensembles playing jazz-style music came to Germany. Jazz fever seized Berlin, one of Europe's culture and pleasure  ...

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Popular Music from the 1920s, Genres including Dance Bands, Jazz, Blues ... This invention lead to a recorded music market that began to appear in the 1880s . ... and department stores and did not use the advertising and sponsorship that is  ...

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As discussed at the link cited, some jazz historians believe that the term originated from a dance called a "gigue," while others believe that the ...

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Nov 9, 2015 ... Swing refers to both a special quality of jazz music (and some related .... Although swing evolved out of the jazz experimentation that began in ...

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His incisive summation of the music programming that has come to be known as smooth has always stayed with me. I've always wanted to answer his charge ...

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To understand the history of jazz in Oklahoma, one must first consider the settlement patterns of the state, because they reflect its cultural diversity. Charles N.

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Jul 5, 2016 ... Louis did odd jobs for a local Jewish family that loved him and bought ... This is where Louis Armstrong began to change the direction of jazz.