It was mainly ragtime and blues-type musicMade up music as they played which is called syncopationThis type of music originated in the south It became a nationwide craze through radio and live bands
What Is Jazz?
Popularity in speakeasies, illegal nightclubs where alcohol was sold during Prohibition, and its proliferation due to the emergence of more advanced recording devices, jazz became very popular in a short amount of time
In jazz clubs, people of all races came together to dance and enjoy live jazz music
Younger people loved to listen to and dance to new music through the radio and in person
As jazz music became more popular, flappers started to make appearances in public. Flappers were women who danced to jazz music and were considered "rebellious" because they didn't follow social norms
Some Americans were against jazz because it was suggestive of free manners and morals that made up the roaring twenties