New Rythms in the Air Amanda Sutherland & Anna Edelman
Enjoying the New Music • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRveIIe4uAs&feature=related
A Change in Beat Before 1920's: (Slow Music) • Opera • Calssical During the 1920's: (Faster Paced) • Fun • Free • Upbeat
Jazz Upbeat music during oppression Origin: • African American's • New Orleans How it spread: • North • Africa Americans migrated there during WWI
Jazz Becomes Mainstream • African Americans were considered "below" To avoid African Americans: • Whites Bands imitated style • "Race Music" formed
Famous Jazz Musicians • Luis Armstrong • Jelly Roll Morton • Joe "King" Oliver • Edward "Kid" Ory
The Soulful Blues Origin: • Enslaved African Americans • Feild Chants & Work Songs • What they sung about? • Joys and Sorrows
Famous "Blues" Musicians • Bessie Smith • Gertrude "Ma" Rainey • Lucille Hegamin • Ethel Waters
Dancing Feet Slow dancing Fast paced The Charleston: Didn't require partner Older citizens considered it: • Immoral • Shocking • Scandalous
Impact of New Tunes and Steps Created: • A stronger and happier social environment. • Entertainment To Come Out of the 20's Music • Radios became very popular to the American middle class.
Social Change in America Effected: • The way whites and blacks spent their free time • How people socialized with others Segregation and racism still exists. Ex: "race music"
Thanks for watching :)Works sited: http://history1900s.about.com/od/1920s/qt/charleston.htm http://www.d.umn.edu/cla/faculty/tbacig/studproj/is3099/jazzcult/20sjazz/ http://www.jazzstandards.com/history/history-2.htm http://www.google.com/imghp?hl=en&tab=wi