Use this Music History and History of Jazz video entitled Chicago and The Golden Age of Jazz to study history and development of jazz in Chicago from the turn of the century to the 1960s, with a special focus on swing and cool jazz.
Use this K12 history of music video to study and explore the Golden Age of Jazz in the 1920's in Chicago. Gain an insight into the life and music of jazz greats Louis Armstrong, King Oliver and Jelly Roll Morton. Listen to the first great blues singers Ma Rainey and Bessie Smith. Learn about the early phonographic recording process, it's rapid development and how it facilitated the spread of jazz overseas.