Developments in the early entertainment industries

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Developments in the early entertainment industry

- In 1920's many people especially whites were better off and had more leisure time than their predecessors

- They spent a lot more money on entertainment and so stimulated money and buisness 

- It was all part of the 'Roaring 20's' 

- Jazz became popular

- It had developed out of ragtime and blues music amoung black people in the southern part of the USA.

- It rapidly spread throughout the USA in the 1920's and provided black musicians with a way of gaining respect and admiration. 

- Jazz clubs developed and were frequented by the young, they wanted to shake off old traditions.

- The cotton club in New York became a famous nightclub 

- Black musicians such as Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong became famous. 

- Jazz style could easily be spread because of the availibility of…


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