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Hitory topics and events

  1. 1. JAZZ AGE<br />By: Nina Di Salvo<br />
  2. 2. What is Jazz?<br />Jazz is an up beat lively energetic music.<br />When jazz was starting to play, they started off in dance halls and nightclubs.<br />Jazz was the song to the new life after the war.<br />
  3. 3. When did jazz start?<br />Jazz was “invented” in the 1900s but became popular in the 1920s.<br />People started saying that the 1920s the Jazz age was born. <br />
  4. 4. Where jazz started…?<br />Some people believe that jazz was started because people wanted a new flavor of music. <br />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.<br />People then took there music and started making their own songs to the lively up beat type of music.<br />
  5. 5. Famous jazz composers<br />Betty Carter, Born in Michigan. She played with the band Max Roach<br />John Coltrane, Born in North Carolina.<br />Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, born in New Orleans, Louisiana. <br />Ella Fitzgerald, Born Newport News, Virginia, <br />
  6. 6. Music<br />Betty Carter- - I could write a book, By Betty Carter.<br />John Coltrane- dear lord, by John Coltrane. <br />
  7. 7. Music Continued <br />Louis Armstrong- What a wonderful world, by Louis Armstrong<br />Ella Fitzgerald- Cry me a river, by Ella Fitzgerald<br />
  8. 8. What instruments where popular in the jazz age?<br />During the jazz age musician became more popular. It was no longer just piano and violin, now there were new instruments, such as,<br />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.<br />
  9. 9. Jazz.<br />Though the jazz age was very popular many people hated jazz. <br />Some people thought jazz was not appropriate and that people should not be able to perform it.<br />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.<br />Its just a change in the style of music like the change in the style of clothes.<br />
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