New York In the 1920s

New York In the 1920s - I New York In the 1920s a The"Jazz...

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I. New York In the 1920s a. The “Jazz Age” i. The word “jazz” 1. C.1915-1917 2. Not New Orleans 3. Chicago, San Francisco, New York 4. Jazz = sex, dance 5. 1917-1920 a. Vaudeville, recordings i. Mainstream, middle class ii. Dance bands 1. Saxophones 2. Brass 3. Rhythm 4. Paul Whiteman a. Violist b. Colorado c. Jazz as dance music d. “Symphonic jazz” i. Folk and classical music e. New York concert, 1924 i. Experiment in Modern Music 1. Gershwin a. Rhapsody in Blue f. 1926-1929 i. Bing Crosby (vocalist) 5. “Changes” a. Bix Beiderbecke i. Cornet iii. Fletcher Henderson 1. Middle class 2. Atlanta University a. Chemistry 3. New York a. Roseland Ballroom, 1924 4. “Black Paul Whiteman” 5. Don Redman a. Saxophonist b. Arranger 6. “Copenhagen” 1924 a. Synthesis of styles b. Block chord texture c. New Orleans collective improvisation d. 12-bar blues e. 2 beat groove i. Tuba on bass
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iv. Harlem and Duke Ellington 1. “Black Capital of the World” 2. North half, Manhattan 3. Great Migration
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