Music and Dance during the 1920's
The roain' twenties
The charleston is considered to be jazz, folk, and swing for dance type.
There are different forms of the charleston such as solo or partner charleston patterns.
The women who danced the charleston were known as flappers.
Their style of jazz was also called “New Orleans Jazz” or “New Orleans sound”. even though it wasn’t quite like what they used to play. Its new characteristics include being more uniform and calmer than that of which they played back in Louisiana.
Even in Chicago, there were segregated clubs were blacks went to listen to jazz.
New York city is where Louis Armstrong went to, and while there he created his new genre of jazz improvisation.
In New York during the 1920’s it was seen as the golden age of jazz.
Jazz was very popular in Kansas city with about fifty jazz clubs in a single six-block district.
Jazz music is a type of entertainment which is a big part of the roarin’ twenties.
Louis Armstrong and other musicians:
His mentor was Joe “King” Oliver who was also another jazz artist.
When he married his second wife Lil Hardin she had encouraged him to break off from Oliver’s band and to go into more of a solo career.
He was a solo artist as well as also worked with other people.
He created a whole new genre of Jazz improvisation.
Did a collaboration with Earl Hines
Songs that Louis Armstrong and Earl Hines did together were “Chicago Breakdown”, “Symphonic Raps”, and the “Savoyagers Stomp”