Jazz in the 1920's were romanticized and mythologized. It was appealing to many people. It was hard -edged, passionate and distinctly urban and appealing to many young white girls and boys who wanted to escape the drudgery of rural America.
Jazz! Jazz! Jazz!
Playin' , swingin' , singin'
Chicago and New York were the famous places for the jazz age. Jazz wasn't just a musical style, it was a style in itself. The age of jazz wasn't only popular in cities, it was a phenomenon in small towns where the boys and girls drank and smoked.
The 1920's were the years of the 'Flapper". The flapper was loved by the newspapers and magazines. Girls would spend thousands of dollars just to get the right Flapper look.
MY FLAPPER IS BETTER!
NO MINE IS!
There were many famous places and musicians in the Jazz Age....
Louis Armstrong is the reason jazz became so popular. By the end of the 20's, he ended up having a successful career and played with almost every famous jazz singer. One of his famous songs that we know today, is "What A Wonderful world".
" I see trees of green, red roses too. I see them bloom for me and you. And I think to myself what a wonderful world.