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Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on August 4, 1901, he began enjoying the cornet at the age of thirteen. Before Armstrong, Dixieland was the style of jazz that everyone was enjoying. This was a mode that featured collective improvisation where everybody soloed directly. Armstrong developed the concept of musicians playing throughout breaks that expanded into musicians playing individual solos.

Moreover, we see how the music reflected the political and social issues of the African American group over the course of the shape’s historical past. Formed as a result of the eighteenth modification, speakeasies were places (typically owned by organized criminals) the place customers could drink alcohol and chill out, or speak simple. Jazz was performed in these speakeasies as a countercultural sort of music to fit in with the illicit setting and occasions occurring. Al Capone, the famous organized crime chief, gave jazz musicians previously living … Read More