1920's Music

Saharrah Tomas & Joselyn Valencia


The gramophone became successful in the 1880's, it led to popularity in the early 1900's. When the acoustical recording process was replaced with the electrical process, this change caused recordings to sound better. Since the improvement of recording process, many record labels expanded in the 1920's modern music emerged causing record labels to become more risky with their songs and artists.


F. Scott Fitzgerald's book the "Great Gatsby" was based on the Jazz Age.

He is the one who actually named this time in history "The Jazz Age".


  • Ragtime
  • The blues
  • Dixieland
  • Big Band
  • Bebop
  • Early folk jazz
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