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A negro music and American. Negro music in America. An exploration of it and its impact on American culture. Here is your host for the survey's Tony look at Vox the riverboats carry jazz northward from New Orleans from the Mississippi to the Missouri River its influence moved into Kansas City where in the early 1920s riverfront dives featured fine blues singing Beryl house and ragtime playing. From this developed a style of play that became known as Kansas City jazz. The Bennie Moten orchestra in the 20s and 30s used the blues as a base for this style. After Moon's death in 1935 count basi took over the band and brought it into the popular swing style of the 30s. Members of the basi band play here for us a fine example of their music. Don't be that way.
0. 0. Junior me and her boyfriend play my favorite kind of Kansas City Music featuring Julia's
piano and vocals. Here she sings a great Johnny Mercer Dune. When a woman loves a man. I. May not. Do in a body. When a woman. Had just gone. All through. All.
Of my current strong. Last one went wrong. That one fat. Lot of women that we. Know. Yes.
And. No. Joe Turner's blues shouting in a noisy Kansas City saloon exerted an influence on blues singers everywhere. Hearing James at bay Johnson on piano to give you a real trade with. It's all right baby. That is an
entertainer who made her debut very early singing with her father's string trio when she was four years old. She began the study of piano at 10 and was singing and playing professionally when she was 14 years old. She played in Kansas City from 1933 until her death in 1958. Recording for Capitol Records in the 1940s she made this fine session of until the real thing comes along. What. Do you. Think.
You know what. Next week we'll have some great music for you from another river to Memphis Tennessee.
Negro music in America with Tony look and Bach transcribed by the Radio Network next week as we continue our exploration of the negro and American music. This program was distributed by national educational radio. This is the national educational radio network.
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Negro music in America
Episode Number
Producing Organization
WSIU 8 (Television station : Carbondale, Ill.)
Contributing Organization
University of Maryland (College Park, Maryland)
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Episode Description
This program, the twenty fourth of thirty nine parts, presents various examples of African-American folk and jazz music.
Series Description
This series focuses on music created and performed by African-Americans, including folk, and jazz styles. This series is hosted by Anton Luckenbach of Carbondale, Illinois, who also gathered interviews in New Orleans for this series.
Media type
Host: Luckenbach, Anton
Producing Organization: WSIU 8 (Television station : Carbondale, Ill.)
AAPB Contributor Holdings
University of Maryland
Identifier: 67-12-4 (National Association of Educational Broadcasters)
Format: 1/4 inch audio tape
Duration: 00:29:17
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