Notes: Episode 34, The History Of Jazz (Part 2)

As with every show, I’ll list any corrections or clarifications here. If there’s anything I’ve overlooked, please contact me by email or in the comments and I’ll edit the notes to reflect the new information.   3:26 – There were times in the 18th and 19th centuries where alcohol consumption topped six gallons of alcohol (not alcoholic beverage, but pure ethanol) per person per year. That’s 23 liters, for the more civilized parts of the world. That would mean 15 gallons (57 […]

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34. The History Of Jazz (Part 2)

In this episode, we discuss the jazz age, the gentrification of jazz under the banner of big band, and the maturation and diversification of the genre in the post-war era. Yumiko Hutchenreuther returns as guest.

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Notes: Episode 33, The History Of Jazz (Part 1)

As with every show, I’ll list any corrections or clarifications here. If there’s anything I’ve overlooked, please contact me by email or in the comments and I’ll edit the notes to reflect the new information.   5:30 – These were generated by me. The first chord – a C Major – is fairly “stable” sounding; the notes sound pretty good together, and the major key makes it sound bright and happy. It’s built with the first, third, and fifth notes of the […]

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33. The History Of Jazz (Part 1)

In this episode, we discuss the beginnings of the music tradition that would eventually become jazz, as well as some landmark works that were pivotal in the development of the style, up to 1923. Yumiko Hutchenreuther returns as guest.

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