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Music of the Roaring 20s

It Don't Mean a Thing -Duke Ellington

FUN MUSIC OF THE 20'S

Heebie Jeebies -Louis Armstrong

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Changes regarding music contributes to why the time period was called the "Roaring 20s" it went from classical sound that one would hear at fancy restaurants to what became popular at jazz clubs and dance halls.

In the early 1900's jazz became popular and was born in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Duke Ellington was an American composer pianist and big band leader. Duke influenced the "swing era" by using his stylistic innovation of grouping instruments from different sections of the band breaking away from the standard swing of putting one instrument against another.

Louis Armstrong was a famous jazz musician who grew up in New Orleans. He performed outstanding solos and became a key element of the jazz ensemble performance. Armstrong also created what is know as "scat". One of his most famous songs is "Heebie Jeebies". Louis Armstong was one of the most influential jazz artists of all times.

In Harlem where jazz music was played many jazz clubs were created. These catered the rich and famous. The new music of the time was mainly played by blacks. When the population of jazz music increased racial barriers were effected becasue whites began to listen to jazz and attented clubs in Harlem.

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  • IT DONT MEAN A THING
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