Music in the 1930's

By: Charlotte Heady

Famous Performers of the 1930's

From everywhere across the United States music was a big factor to peoples life's. Some famous artists include The Andrew's Sisters, Gene Autry, Bing Crosby, Billie Holiday, Shirley Temple, and Ethel Waters.
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Jazz in the 1930's

Swing jazz and big band jazz were common forms of jazz in this era. Jazz actually originated from communities that thrived in the south and mainly in the African American community. New Orleans was a cultural hot spot where the earliest recognizable forms of jazz music took place.
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To the right is a picture of a jazz band playing in a small venue.