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The Harlem Renaissance Pt.3: The City of Harlem and It’s Music The Americans Pg. 454-457
Vocabulary Renaissance: A new beginning; renewed their lives. Harlem City: located in the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York
Main Idea Harlem Renaissance was a literal and artistic movement celebrating African- American culture. This made Harlem City a crowded city. Jazz music was a big hit in Harlem City. The Blues was one of the rhythm that came out of Jazz music.
Timeline 1920- Was born in New Orleans, Louisiana where it was first played by an African American Musicians. 1922 – Lois Armstrong was discovered with a great talent to play the trumpet which made him famous in the jazz world. 1927- Bessie Smith a female jazz singer was the highest-paid black artist in the world.
Amusing Details Harlem was the largest black community in the world ever seen. Harlem had people from Puerto Rico, West Indies, Cuba, and ect. But, mostly Harlem had African-Americans living there. So, because of this Harlem is know as the capital of the black America. Jazz music was played in a trios of instruments which would be the trumpet, clarinet, and violin. Louis Armstrong played with the biggest band in New York City which were Fletcher Henderson’s band.
Amazing Facts Armstrong soon became the most influence jazz musician in the jazz music. Edward “Duke” Ellington was a pianist and a composer of jazz music. He led his orchestra to the Cotton Club. Ellington was known to be one of American’s greatest composer. Bessie Smith was the one of the few women that singed blues and had an outstanding vocalist. Bessie Smith recorded black orientated labels that were produce by major record companies.
Picture and Music Duke Ellington Duke Ellington Harlem Cultural map
Relating To The Present Jazz music today has improve its sound but still has the same rhythm and same messages. Harlem City is still one of the biggest black community in Manhattan
References Danzer, G., Klor de Alva J,. Krieger, L., & Woloch, N. (2003). The Americans: Reconstruction to the 21st century. Evanston: IL: McDougal- Littel The Americans: Reconstruction to the 21st century. Evanston: IL: McDougal- Littel http://42explore.com/jazz.htm