Jazz Music In The 1920's

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Out of all the new encounters Americans made during the 1920 's, new jazz music was definitely the most monumental. Although about 71 percent of Americans were below the poverty line, it is depicted as a time when many wealthy people went out to party (Bure). Radios were more accessible now, so music was heard everywhere (Bone 469-470). Americans had never heard so much music so often, and reacted in a sort of frenzy. Americans of any income level could now own a radio, so music was a new pastime for many (Howes. Vol. 1). Because of this, Jazz overtook the music department and affected the singers and musicians that got famous, the dance styles of people, and where people spent their free time. It seemed that the people of the 1920s became just
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