Table of Content Introduction What is Jazz? Jazz Before War What does Jazz mean to the people? Impact of War Towards Jazz What does Jazz represent? What has changed? Wartime Jazz Artists Wartime Jazz Videos
Jazz MusicA style of music, native to America, characterized by astrong but flexible rhythmic understructure with solo andensemble improvisations on basic tunes and chord patternsand, more recently, a highly sophisticated harmonic idiom.
Jazz 1700s African American slavery era 1800s America “Land of opportunity” 1900s New Orleans Jazz Dixieland
What Jazz Mean to The People African American People World War II
What jazz represents? Used to represent rebelliousness, elegance and class i.e. speakeasies (by no means scrappy), prohibitions etc Characteristics stayed but deeper meaning entered Reminder of home for soldiers i.e. Artie Shaw’s band that played for the Navy
What has changed? Reminds people of the war Reminds veteran of home More emotion Raises morale of soldiers and population Jazz is now known all over the world i.e. Nazi banned jazz but eventually was not able to contain it, causing them to create their own jazz music
Glenn MillerGlenn was a famous big bandleader in sing eraHe was one of the best-sellingrecording artists from 1939 to1943On 1942 Glenn joined U.Smilitary army At 1944 hee died on aeroplaneaccident
Bob CrosbyFor dixieland style, Bob Crosby are one of the famousBig band leader in world war 2 eraHe is most well known by his group Bob CatDuring world war 2, he spent most of histime in marine and air-ing on the radioIn modern era, lot of his songs are used invideo games
Jazz Music Made During World War I: Over There By: George M. Cohan
Description Jazz boosted the morale of soldiers fighting abroad and inspire the spirits of their loved ones at home to arise Many Jazz musicians travel abroad to entertain the U.S. troops. This was the song that made during the world war I.
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