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Chapter 4 - Chapter4EarlyJazz:JazzAge1914(WWI)1929(Great...

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Chapter 4- Early Jazz: Jazz Age- 1914 (WWI) – 1929 (Great  Depression) Fad Dances- new round of popular dances Women’s Suffrage- allowed for more “open” women: advent of the Flapper 1. Taxonomies of Jazz Hot Jazz- AKA “Lowdown” or “Gutbucket”  o Animated, blues based, rhythmically intense  o Accompanied dancing Examples- Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers Red Onion Jazz Babies Louis Armstrong’s Hot Five  o Took part in a mass pilgrimage known as the Great Migration  Sweet Jazz- more refined jazz for high society o Paul Whiteman and Fletcher Henderson Attempted to fuse elements of jazz and classical music 2. The Great Migration Black were drawn to the north  o Vision of social and economic freedom 3. Harlem Renaissance- Harlem in the 1920s Bill Bojangles Robinson 1878-1949 o Tap dancer and comedian Classic Blues
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o Sung mainly by women with piano or small band accompaniment
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