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1918: Original Dixieland Jazz Band

1918: Wilbur Sweatman

Who Wilbur Sweatman was, why he matters, and some of the music he made in 1918.

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You can follow along with the show on Twitter @jazzhistorypod. The website can be found at A History of Jazz. My name is Arik Devens and you can follow me on Twitter @danieltiger

Bibliography:

That's Got 'Em!: The Life and Music of Wilbur C. Sweatman - Mark Berresford

1917: Everybody Else

A look at some of the other jazz music recorded in 1917.

Show Notes

You can listen to songs from this episode on Spotify, either as an individual playlist, or as one ongoing playlist.

You can subscribe to the show on iTunes, Overcast, or wherever great podcasts are found.

You can follow along with the show on Twitter @jazzhistorypod. The website can be found at A History of Jazz. My name is Arik Devens and you can follow me on Twitter @danieltiger

Bibliography:

The History of Jazz - Ted Gioia

The Jazz Book: From Ragtime to the 21st Century - Joachim-Ernst Berendt

Early Jazz: Its Roots and Musical Development - Gunther Schuller

Red Hot Jazz - Ciro's Club

Jazz Age Club

1917 - Wikipedia

James P. Johnson - Wikipedia

Earl Fuller - Wikipedia

W.C. Handy - Wikipedia

1917: Original Dixieland Jazz Band

From the origins of the Original Dixieland Jazz Band, to the music they made in 1917.

Show Notes

You can listen to songs from this episode on Spotify, either as an individual playlist, or as one ongoing playlist.

You can subscribe to the show on iTunes, Overcast, or wherever great podcasts are found.

You can follow along with the show on Twitter @jazzhistorypod. The website can be found at A History of Jazz. My name is Arik Devens and you can follow me on Twitter @danieltiger

Bibliography:

The Story of the Original Dixieland Jazz Band - H.O. Brunn

The History of Jazz - Ted Gioia

The Jazz Book: From Ragtime to the 21st Century - Joachim-Ernst Berendt

Pioneers of Jazz: The Story of the Creole Band - Lawrence Gushee

Writing Jazz - David Meltzer

Jazz: A History of America’s Music - Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns

Why Jazz Happened - Marc Myers

1619 - 1917: A Prehistory

From the beginning of African slavery on this continent, to the first jazz recording.

Show Notes

You can listen to songs from this episode on Spotify, either as an individual playlist, or as one ongoing playlist.

You can subscribe to the show on iTunes, Overcast, or wherever great podcasts are found.

You can follow along with the show on Twitter @jazzhistorypod. The website can be found at A History of Jazz. My name is Arik Devens and you can follow me on Twitter @danieltiger

Bibliography:

The History of Jazz - Ted Gioia

The Jazz Book: From Ragtime to the 21st Century - Joachim-Ernst Berendt

Pioneers of Jazz: The Story of the Creole Band - Lawrence Gushee

Early Jazz: Its Roots and Musical Development - Gunther Schuller

Blues People: Negro Music in White America - Leroi Jones

Reading Jazz - David Meltzer

Writing Jazz - David Meltzer

Jazz: A History of America’s Music - Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns

Jazz in American Culture - Peter Townsend

Why Jazz Happened - Marc Myers

The Rough Guide to Jazz 3 - Ian Carr, Brian Priestley, and Digby Fairweather

The History of Music Production - Richard James Burgess