3 Pre 40s Jazz Greats and their Contributions to the Genre

3 Pre 40s Jazz Greats and their Contributions to the Genre

Between the year 1900 and 1920, there was a lot happening in New Orleans by way of music. Among popular musical forms, African music and ragtime were quite common. There was also an inclination towards the use of brass instruments. It was here that through jamming,...
Musical Genre Dos and Don’ts for Formal Events

Musical Genre Dos and Don’ts for Formal Events

When you’re hosting or organizing a formal event, the music you play or have performed is of extreme importance. This is because music helps set the mood and the ambiance for your function. If it’s a business or corporate social event, the music might actually help...
Throwing a 20s Theme Party: 3 Things you’re going to Need

Throwing a 20s Theme Party: 3 Things you’re going to Need

In another 11 months, the year 1920 will be literally one hundred years (a century) in the past. Can you believe that? How time flies. Even though the 20s were ages ago, this was a time, at least in the USA where life was starting to change. Some of the things the 20s...
The International History of Jazz

The International History of Jazz

When it comes to studying the history of jazz, we’re mostly exposed to the history of America and how jazz rose from the precincts in New Orleans and spread across the country. However, if we are to truly learn about the impact that jazz has had on the music world, we...