Jazz In The 1920’s

Jazz MusicThe roaring 20’s were among the greatest years in Jazz music, featuring legendary Jazz musicians like Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Paul Whiteman and Duke Ellington. Much more impressive was the number of African American musicians who had been widespread among the white middle and higher class of the time, demonstrating a transcendence of racial hatred, during the time of intense segregation. With origins in the blues music of the American South, jazz is a U.S.-born style with melodic roots stretching to every corner of the world.

The 10-part sequence follows the growth and improvement of jazz music from the … Read More