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Irene Diamond Education Center

An Expert's Guide to Jazz 301- Week One: New Orleans and The Jazz Age

Taught by Ben Young

Topics covered:

NEW ORLEANS JAZZ: 
The recordings of the: Original Dixieland Jazz Band; New Orleans Rhythm Kings; and others – as well as a review of King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band; and Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers will be explained and analyzed. The birth of the solo will be explored.

JAZZ EXPANDS:
The Great Migration and the entertainment industry brought Jazz to the country and the world. The Great War (World War I) even played a role. 

THE EMBRACING OF THE ORCHESTRA:
Social Dance Craze, Fletcher Henderson & Don Redman, Bill Challis, Early Big Bands

THE GREAT SOLOISTS:
Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet, Bix Beiderbecke

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