What is Jazz? Jazz is an up beat lively energetic music. When jazz was starting to play, they started off in dance halls and nightclubs. Jazz was the song to the new life after the war.
When did jazz start? Jazz was “invented” in the 1900s but became popular in the 1920s. People started saying that the 1920s the Jazz age was born.
Where jazz started…? Some people believe that jazz was started because people wanted a new flavor of music. But where did jazz really come from? It came from the slaves, they brought it with them when they were taken from their homeland and they brought it here. People then took there music and started making their own songs to the lively up beat type of music.
Famous jazz composers Betty Carter, Born in Michigan. She played with the band Max Roach John Coltrane, Born in North Carolina. Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, born in New Orleans, Louisiana. Ella Fitzgerald, Born Newport News, Virginia,
Music Betty Carter- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqUKhmTbui4&feature=fvst - I could write a book, By Betty Carter. John Coltrane- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FpoyOwKJ1A0&feature=fvst dear lord, by John Coltrane.
Music Continued Louis Armstrong- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3yCcXgbKrE&feature=fvst What a wonderful world, by Louis Armstrong Ella Fitzgerald- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2XggjVo3j-o Cry me a river, by Ella Fitzgerald
What instruments where popular in the jazz age? During the jazz age musician became more popular. It was no longer just piano and violin, now there were new instruments, such as, Saxophone- a member of a family of metal wind instruments with a single-reed mouthpiece, used esp. in jazz and dance music. Because it as easy to make new beats and lively music.
Jazz. Though the jazz age was very popular many people hated jazz. Some people thought jazz was not appropriate and that people should not be able to perform it. Just like now days with our music our parents don’t like what we listen to and their parents didn’t like what they listened to. Its just a change in the style of music like the change in the style of clothes.