By Ashton, Natalie, Samantha, Aidan

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Jazzy Facts

  • This era was named by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
  • The birthplace of Jazz is located in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • New styles of music and dance arose out of the Jazz Age.
  • There was cultural division between modernists and traditionalists.
  • Jazz and blues music were extremely popular in the 1920's.
  • Three very famous musicians in the Jazz Age are Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, and Jelly Roll Morton.
  • The record and the radio made music very popular and accessible.
  • During this time period, women got the right to vote.
  • The Great Gatsby was based off the Jazz Age.
  • The Jazz Age was a mixture of African American and white traditions.
Louis B Armstrong - What A Wonderful World (Official Video) (1967) (O.S.T. Good Morning Vietnam)


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