1920 - Jazz was the most popular music during the 1920s....

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Jazz was the most popular music during the 1920s. Jazz is a style of music that has a strong but flexible rhythmic understructure, with solo and ensemble improvisations on basic tunes and chord patterns, and a highly sophisticated harmonic idiom. The Cotton Club was a famous night club in New York City that operated during and after Prohibition. The name refers to the light brown color of raw cotton, as the owner wanted light-skinned black girls on the chorus line. Duke Ellington was one of the greatest jazz composers and performers, best at playing the piano. Bessie Smith was the most successful female blues singer of the 1920s. F. Scott Fitzgerald was one of the greatest American authors of the 1920's and 30's, writings about the “Jazz Age” and his personal experiences of the time. He was married to Zelda Fitzgerald. The Harlem Renaissance was the African American artistic movement in the 1920s that celebrated black life and culture. Langston Hughes was an
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