The Effects Of Music On The 20 ' S Essay

1118 Words May 12th, 2016 5 Pages
“Culture is the name for what people are interested in, their thoughts, their models, the books they read and the speeches they hear, their table-talk, gossip, controversies, historical sense and scientific training, the values they appreciate, the quality of life they admire. All communities have a culture. It is the climate of their civilization” - Walter Lippmann ("Famous Quotes about Culture."). The 1920s produced the most social and cultural advancements of all the decade before. In addition to clothing style, the flapper, and urbanization, music and entertainment had a great effect on the 1920s. Jazz was the genre of music in the 20`s that set the mood for rebellions, and a decade full of new inventions, along with new ways of life ("American Jazz Culture in the 1920S."). It was a diverse style of music for the time ("The TV Series & Beyond."). One of the most famous men in jazz music was Joe “king” Oliver ("American Jazz Culture in the 1920S."). Joe “King” Oliver, and his band members created their own jazz band that was the most popular jazz band of the 1920s ("American Jazz Culture in the 1920S."). The band consisted of Oliver, who played cornet, Johnson, who played bass, Johnny Dodds, who played clarinet, and Baby Dodds played drums ("American Jazz Culture in the 1920S."). Joe King Oliver left his mark on the next generation to come by mentoring Louis Armstrong, and even brought him up to Chicago from New Orleans ("Welcome to").This favored jazz band…

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