Grammophon Blog

Eintraege
joke logo
Blog Home  Printable version  Email to a friend   
Title Jazz, Shimmy & Bert Kelly... 1919
. Some interesting articles (and myths…) about early jazz written in 1919.

Starting twenty years ago in New Orleans, it has swept from coast to coast and is invading Europe — Exponents in bitter dispute as to origin — Broadway historian settles question

Mr. Kingsley is the most profound authority on jazz, which has swept over this country and is now invading Europe. Maurice is now teaching the shimmy dance in Paris to Jazz music to French pupils. Mr. Kingsley has interviewed every artist of the Keith circuits who might have been by way of picking up any information on the subject, and they have brought back to the Palace Theatre much light on a topic that has mystified the lighter musical authorities. The importance of “jazz” may be understood from the degree to which it has supplanted the earlier and simpler syncopation we knew as ragtime.
The Sun, NY, February 9, 1919


















Dramatic Mirror, NY, December 1918 & January 1919









Views 542 (420 unique views)
Posted by Grammophonteam
Kommentar senden
Betreff
Benutzername:
Kommentar:

 


Die neuesten Beiträge
Schellackplatten Blog
in: '
in: '

Neue Eintraege im Blog

There are 41 entries in 3 categories
.

Leo Reisman
Grammophonteam on 23 Apr : 10:05

An Interview With Lee Morse - 1930
Grammophonteam on 11 Mär : 20:22

Harry Raderman Biography - Make The Trombone Laugh
Grammophonteam on 07 Mär : 20:33

Jazz, Shimmy & Bert Kelly... 1919
Grammophonteam on 11 Feb : 18:47

Ich steh mit Ruth gut - Text
Grammophonteam on 12 Aug : 22:58