Exploring Early Jazz
The Ancestry of Jazz
ISBN: 978-1-5320-9849-9 (sc)
ISBN: 978-1-5320-9850-5 (e)
iUniverse Bloomington 2020
Jazz and The Jazz Age: Searching for Meaning in a Word tells the story of jazz in
the Roaring Twenties when a strange new word came uninvited into the language and dazzled the world. - everything you need to know about the formative years of jazz in The Roaring Twenties and what the word meant to musicians and their audiences in The Jazz Age and after.
In his latest work - Jazz and the Jazz Age Jazz , historian Daniel Hardie traces the emergence of jazz from roots in New Orleans to its appearance in Chicago in 1915, and its domination of popular music in the 1920's. What did the word mean to musicians and their audiences in the Jazz Age and after?
Jazz music flourished between 1920 and 1930 - the Roaring Twenties, becoming the most acceptable form of popular music in the world. So much so that the decade became known as the Jazz Age. But what was the origin of the word jazz and where did it come from? What was its fate after 1930?
What is in the Book ?
Chapter 1. Before the Jazz Age.
Chapter 2. Enter ‘The Jass’.
Chapter 3. The First Jazz Recordings
Chapter 4. Responding to Jazz
Chapter 5. Defining Jazz.
Chapter 6. Flappers, Sheiks and Hustlers
Chapter 7. Jazz Age on the West Coast
Chapter 8. Taming the Beast – Hybrid Jazz?
Chapter 9. The Revivalist Narrative
Chapter 10."Creole" Bands
Chapter 11. Famous Fives and the Chicago Style
Chapter 12.New York Before the Bust
Chapter 13. The Diaspora
Chapter 14. Rewriting the Narrative
Chapter 15. A Broader View
Daniel Hardie is the author of five previous works on early jazz history:
The Loudest Trumpet: Buddy Bolden and the Early History of Jazz. 2000
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