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Jazz Century in America: DANC 0806

Resources for the Gen Ed Course, Jazz Century in America

Week 5 - Hot Jazz and Jazz Piano Styles

Ragtime drawing

"Ragtime" pen and ink illustration by J. Campbell Phillips from Plantation Sketches.  New York: R. H. Russell, 1899.  Accessed from Music Online

Ragtime article in Grove Music Online.

Boogie-Woogie from Grove Music Online.

Boogie-Woogie Playlist streaming audio selections of Boogie-Woogie music from Music Online

signed photo of Scott Joplin

 

 

Scott Joplin from the International Dictionary of Black Composers Vol. II, accessed from Music Online

Scott Joplin Playlist - streaming audio selections from Music Online

 

photo of James Reese conducting

 

 

James Reese Europe from the International Dictionary of Black Composers, Vol. I, accessed from Music Online

James Reese Europe playlist - streaming audio selections from Music Online.

 

photo of James P. Johnson playing the piano

 

James P(rice) Johnson from the International Dictionary of Black Composers, Vol. I, accessed from Music Online

James P(rice) Johnson Playlist - streaming audio selections from Music Online

 

 

Fats Waller

 

"Fats" Waller (Thomas Wright) from the International Dictionary of Black Composers Vol. II, accessed from Music Online

"Fats" Waller Playlist - streaming audio selections fom Music Online

 

 

 

Earl Hines

 

Earl "Fatha" Hines from Grove Music Online.

Earl "Fatha" Hines Playlist - streaming audio selections from Music Online

 

 

 

photo of Art Tatum playing the piano

 

Art Tatum from Grove Music Online.

Art Tatum Playlist - streaming audio selections from Music Online

 

 

photo of Josephine Baker

 

Josephine Baker from Grove Music Online.
Josephine Baker Playlist - streaming audio selections from Music Online
Siren of the Tropics (Josephine Baker) video  PN1997 .S574x 2005
ZouZou (Josephine Baker) video  PN1997 .Z692x 2005
Princess Tam Tam (Josephine Baker)  video  PN1997 .P757x 2005

 

photo of Luckey Roberts playing piano

 

Luckey Roberts from Grove Music Online.

 

 

 

photo of Willie "The Lion" Smith smoking a cigar

 

Willie "The Lion" Smith from Grove Music Online.

Willie "The Lion" Smith Playlist  - streaming audio selections from Music Online