Scott Joplin had played in New York, and other great musicians followed in his footsteps. After The Original Dixieland Jazz Band played on Broadway, jazz musicians imitated the New Orleans sound. While not attaining the undisciplined and wildly erratic beat of New Orleans jazz, the popularity of jazz in New York increased drastically. The 1920s proved to be a Golden Age of jazz in New York. Jazz was diverse and appealed to people from every echelon of society.
Lindy hop is an African-American dance that originated in the Savoy Ballroom Harlem, New York in 1926. It is a mix of different dances including the Charleston, Jazz and Tap. The dance came around the time that Jazz music evolved and is a member of the swing dance family. It is a partner dance that consists of both 8 and 6 count steps and is quite fast. The dance style involved many kicks flicks and turns.
Dixieland jazz began in New Orleans and spread throughout the United States from 1917 to 1930. Dixieland is upbeat and loud with many jazz rhythms. Dixieland usually consisted of a lead trumpet, a clarinet, a saxophone, a trombone, a string bass, a piano and a drum. The bass and drum play on the down beats of one and three, while the piano plays fast chords and the clarinet, trumpet play melody and the saxophone and trombone play countermelody. Dixieland doesn’t generally use vocals, but is expressed through dynamics and rhythms.
Argentinian Tango in Correlation to Dance Tango is the Argentinian derived musical genre that has come to have great popularity all over the world. The musical genre first gained popularity and became known throughout the suburbs of Buenos Aires at the ending of the 19th century. Although Argentinian tango has several identifiable components that make up the genre, one of the characteristics tango is most well known for is the dances performed along with the music. Tango is generally known as a romantic, intimate dance while performed between partners, but there are many variations of tango dance, everything from arms length dances, to the stereotypical face-to-face intimate dance most people identify tango as. Another very notable characteristic that comes along with Argentinian tango music is the instrument known as a bandoneon.
The decade of the 20s witnessed significant changes throughout the country and in all aspects of life. Bellingeri 4 The changes in music only further defined the others, with innovations as well as entirely new genres of music being further explored. The 1920s were truly alive with sound, whether it be in the theatre or in the home or in the dance hall, the music was unmistakable; jazz and blues were the driving force of a nation. Bellingeri 5 Works Cited “1920s Music.” www.1920-30.com/music. N.p.
In brake dancing, you have to be physically fit and strong to do mostly all of the moves. There are many different types of moves you can do in break dancing. Like the back spin, windmill, and head spin. In the back spin you spin on the middle of your back. When you do the head spin you balance on your head while spinning.
Disco is a genre of dance music. Disco acts charted high during the mid-1970s, and the genre's popularity peaked during the late 1970s. Its initial audiences were club-goers from the African American, Latino, gay, and psychedelic communities in New York City and Philadelphia during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Disco also was a reaction against both the domination of rock music and the stigmatization of dance music by the counterculture during this period. Women embraced disco as well, and the music eventually expanded to several other popular groups of the time.
His style then became simpler, replacing the experimentation of his earlier years with a more mature approach that used every note to its greatest advantage. He rerecorded some of his earlier songs with great results. In 1924, Armstrong enjoyed a brief stint with bandleader and arranger Fletcher Henderson in New York City. By the time jazz pianist Lil Hardin, who would become the second of his three wives, persuaded Armstrong to work independently around 1925, he had switched from the cornet to the trumpet. During the next few years he made recordings fronting his own musicians; depending on the number assembled, they were known as the Hot Five or the Hot Seven.
Danielle Boykin Duke Ellington is known as one of the greatest jazz composers ever lived. He was born Edward Kennedy Ellington in Washington D.C. in 1899. By the age of 17 was playing professionally. In 1923 he moved to New York City where he started recruiting people for his orchestra. He started off with an average jazz band of ten people but through the thirties and forties that number greatly expanded.
The articles “The Buena Vista Social Club” by Tanya Katerí Hernandez and “Globalisation and the Tango” by Chris Goertzen and María Susana Azzi have both discussed the issue of the globalisation of Latin American music and how it is portrayed in foreign countries. Cuban son music emerged in the country during the 1910s and by 1930 had gained worldwide success. This style of music, a blend of Spanish canción, Spanish guitar and African rhythms and played in the clave rhythm, provided a key symbol of Afro-Cuban culture and identity while also heavily influencing other musicians and music genres. It provided Havana’s Afro-Cuban lower classes with a source of income and the chance to enter a previously European dominated market. Son was exported to the rest of the world during the 1930s and 1940s and became particularly popular in the United States, also providing the grounds for the creation of salsa music in the 1970s.