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Jazz at 100


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Jazz at 100

In early 1917, the Original Dixieland Jazz Band made the first jazz recording. Over the next 100 years we have heard transcendent leaps of creativity and staggering virtuosity; we have experienced the music of crushing pain, breathless romance, anger, exhilaration and humor. This is that story – one hundred years of jazz recordings from WTJU Charlottesville with host Russell Perry.

This series of 100 one-hour programs will play representative music from 100 years of jazz history. We will explore the broad sweep of that narrative; its representative and its idiosyncratic players; its durable movements and dead ends; its popular recordings and rarities

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  1. [no cover] Multiple Artists
    New Orleans Diaspora - Jelly Roll Morton & Sidney Bechet (November 20, 2018)
  2. [no cover] Multiple Artists
    New Orleans Diaspora – Kid Ory and King Oliver (November 13, 2018)
  3. [no cover] Multiple Artists
    Jazz Comes to Records (November 06, 2018)



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