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A Fan's Guide to Jazz (201)

Week Five: Jazz’s Economic Life: Looking at Jazz Through Its Economic Ebb and Flow 1946-2017

Can’t commit to a full course? Single classes are now available at Swing University for $35 each (fees may apply).

In the Swing Era, Jazz became the popular music of the day, reaching a level of popularity it had not seen prior to, or since, that moment. What happened to Jazz’s popularity after the Swing Era? Did it thrive again, and in leaner periods, how did it survive? We’ll address Jazz’s economic highs and lows from the 1940s to present day.

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