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It was the beginning of a career of more than 5, concerts around the globe and vastly increasing the body of works available for the classical guitar. Chris J. Knutsen developed a new idea, different from his harp guitars: Hawaiian style lap steel guitars that were played with a slide. These were swept-up in Hawaii and presented to the American public in the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in A new market and style of playing swept the nation. The first non-American Ragtime sheet music appears in London, England.
English musician Vic Filmer begins playing Rags. American black music begins to gain appeal in Europe. The Fox Trot dance craze begins. Ragtime was so popular that it eventually replaced the ballad as Tin Pan Alleys most marketable product.
In January, radio pioneer Lee De Forest experimented with radio by broadcasting two live performances from the stage of the New York Metropolitan Opera with an erratic signal, that could reportedly be heard as far away as Newark, New Jersey.
Music Radio was born. March 25th: Jewish and Italian immigrant women were killed in a fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Co.
They were locked in to prevent them from leaving work early. The first traffic lines were painted on a road by hand near Trenton, Michigan. The sinking resulted in the deaths of over 1, people, making it one of the most costly in terms of lives peacetime maritime disasters in history. Classic Blues singer Bessie Smith begins work as a dancer in a vaudeville show. Louis Armstrong forms a vocal quartet with some of his boyhood friends in New Orleans.
The stride pianists are still playing Ragtime as the New Orleans players did a generation before. So we will see an interesting evolution in their playing over the next few years that parallels the beginning of Jazz in New Orleans. British musician Vic Filmer brings Ragtime to Paris. An exhibition of avant-garde post-impressionist works was viewed at the 69th Regiment Armory in New York City. The works included Gauguin, Picasso, Duchamp, and others. The public was generally confused.
World War I begins on July 28th. There is a major impetus around this time for the Europeanization of the Blues. Up until now the Blues form varied between Eventually, a 12 bar form based on the chord progression what we know as the Blues today will become standard. This occurred for three reasons: 1 appealed to whites, 2 solved problems understanding, playing and notating the Blues 3 established harmonies and a form for band members to work with.
RCA offers to record Freddie Keppard. He turns them down and misses the chance to be the first Jazz performer to record because he is afraid that his style will be copied. Storyville was shut down during World War I, sending the Jazz musicians up the Mississippi River in search of employment. The first traffic light in the nation was installed in Cleveland Ohio on August 5th. Epaminondas Strathopoulo takes charge of Epiphone — the House of Strathopoulo.
Thomas A. Watson, come here, I want you. He was in San Francisco to inaugurate the first transcontinental telephone service. He will work with Tony Jackson and then Freddie Keppard there. Martin uke production takes off as the ukulele boom begins. Martin also begins to design and build for Oliver Ditson Co.
The first classical guitar performance in a Concert Hall. Andres Segovia performs at Ateneo in Madrid. Before this, no one believed that the guitar had enough volume for a concert venue. Many black bands of the time were probably producing far more authentic and better music. Never the less, the Jazz Age begins. Trumpeter Freddie Keppard had refused the chance to make the first Jazz record because he feared that his style would be copied.
It can be thought of as an impressionistic view of these forms, just as Impressionistic painting gives a novel view of what we normally see. World War I ends on November 11th. On August 21st, at am, Orville H. Gibson died of a disease diagnosed as chronic endocarditis.
In this year, 70 blacks are killed by KKK mobs. More than ten of these are soldiers still in uniform. James Reese Europe and his band known as the th U. They have words because Wright thinks that Europe is treating him unfairly. Europe bleeds to death. Innovative guitarist Charlie Christian is born in Dallas, Texas. His father is a blind guitarist. The 18th Amendment was ratified on January 29th,having been approved by 36 states, and went into effect as Federal law on January 29th, In many respects, prohibition had the opposite of its intended effect.
For example, before prohibition, few, if any women drank in bars. However, women were very likely to drink in speakeasies. Prohibition indirectly helped the cause and image of Jazz.
This kicks off the Classic Blues craze of the s. Over forty prominent New Orleans Jazzmen have moved to Chicago. Somebody discovers that the New York brownstone basement being narrow and running from the main street to back alley is well suited to use as a speakeasy.
In time, the cellars of New York City will become riddled with speakeasies providing numerous opportunities for Jazz musicians.
The cabaret business begins in New York. This will eventually be the cause of the shift of Jazz from Chicago to New York. This year marks the beginning of an age of great interest in black arts and music Jazz.
The young future Bop players are being born. They will be raised in an era that will allow them to rebel. Thus, Bop will begin in about twenty years. James P. At any rate, Johnson becomes the pioneer of stride piano with these recordings. Paul Whiteman controls twenty-eight bands on the east coast. The spring-wound talking machine with pre-electrical, no-fidelity sound was established and probably the most popular of the home entertainment devices; the best selling makes were the Victrola and the Graphanola.
He helps redesign and refine the Gibson carved archtop instruments to help increase lagging sales. His designs have become the standards to which all other carved instruments strive. He developed the F series mandolins and the L series guitars including the Gibson F-5 mandolin and the Gibson L-5 guitar that has become the most sought after collection instruments of the century.
Ironically, his work was ahead of its time and was not immediately understood or appreciated. Gibson sales did not immediately rise. Comedian Ed Wynn is responsible for creating the first studio audience when he refuses to perform without an audience watching.
Lloyd Loar began working on experimental electrostatic pickups at Gibson as a means to amplify the guitar and make it louder and more suitable as a competitor to the banjo for rhythm and increase its potential as a solo instrument. Ellington makes his first recording on a cylinder — acoustic recording still most used. A Theater Owners Booking Association circuit for almost a quarter-century.
Harmony became the largest producer of musical instruments in the US with overunits. This is the band that will be the model for the swing bands of the next decade. This paved the way for more modern forms of Jazz. Charlie Parker as a child growing up in K.
Lloyd Loar leaves Gibson Musical Instruments to start his own company. Rhapsody in Blue, by George Gershwin, was performed for the first time. Gershwin was the piano soloist accompanied by the Paul Whiteman Orchestra. The National Life and Accident Insurance Company in Nashville, Tennessee, installed a radio station on the 5th floor of their downtown Nashville office building.
Blind Lemon Jefferson recorded over eighty blues tunes between and and was generally responsible for the surge of popularity in the country blues in this period.
One of their discoveries was Blind Blake, a swinging, sophisticated guitarist whose warm relaxed voice was a far cry from harsh country blues. Charlie Poole developed a three-fingered banjo playing technique after a baseball accident injured his right hand. This technique influenced many banjo players and would later be perfected by Earl Scruggs. In July, Tennessee legislators made it unlawful to teach anything but creationism. John Scopes, a high school teacher in Dayton, decided to test the law.
Henry Ford introduced the 8-hour workday and the 5-day workweek. This was in reaction to the depressed auto industry.
Other industrialists were afraid of the precedent but the AFL welcomed the move as a means of controlling overproduction and reducing unemployment. Charles A. Lindbergh flies a Ryan monoplane — named Spirit of St. Louis — on the first solo transatlantic flight and first non-stop fixed-wing aircraft flight between America and mainland Europe on May 20th — May 21st. The flight was 3, nautical miles 6, kmfrom Long Island to Paris, in The flight was timed by the Longines watch company.
Americans will buy more than , phonograph records during this year. He is now setting whole phrases ahead of or behind the beat, not just pulling single notes.
This will set the stage for Swing. Armstrong is now a star and because of him, New Orleans style ensemble playing is disappearing and is being replaced by Chicago and New York-style solos. In short, Jazz is becoming a soloist art primarily because of Armstrong. Bing Crosby joins the Paul Whiteman band. They took the names of everybody that was caught with alcohol.
They had already closed a number of the South Side black-and-tans. Chicago would soon fall as the Jazz capital. Album) Dopyera invented the resonator guitar in an effort to increase the volume of the 6 stringed instruments to better compete with banjos for the rhythm sections of bands. The partnership only lasted until The first signature series guitar was instigated by the Gibson Company for Nick Lucas — a popular singer and musician of the day.
He lives in a caravan near a cemetery. His wife sells silk flowers to support them. One night, Django is trying to remove a rat and he catches the flowers on fire with a candle. He burns his legs and his left hand badly saving his wife. His left hand never completely healed with two fingers partially paralyzed. He nevertheless became a great guitarist in months. Walt Disney released the first Mickey Mouse silent film Plane Crazyand later the same year, Steamboat Willythe first animated cartoon with sound.
His fiery and romantic performance touched the hearts and imaginations of the public and led to five more sold-out New York City performances and then an equally successful tour of 25 American cities. Hundreds of young musicians were inspired to take up the versatile and expressive instrument. Martin introduces the OM sized and scaled flat-top guitar. Martin also introduced the first 14 fret neck-body intersection. Album) March 5th, in the early morning, Eddie Condon suggests to Tommy Rockwell producer of the Hot Fives and Sevens that he take the opportunity to record Armstrong with some of the superb musicians who have gathered to honor Armstrong.
Rockwell is concerned about a mixed group but goes ahead anyway. Duke Ellington appears in a short called Black and Tan. Ellington is portrayed as a handsome, elegant, hard-working composer even though the subject matter is degrading. Memphis Minnie signed with Columbia records. Harmony musical instruments sold overunits. Although the song has four stanzas, only the first is commonly used today.
Adolph Rickenbacher later spelled Rickenbacker produces a working prototype of the electric guitar. The vibration of the strings over a coil of wire wrapped around a magnet created a current that could be electrically amplified. Martin starts selling Dreadnaught sized flat-top guitars under its own name. They had been making them for Ditson since The broadcast series came about in the early Album) of the Great Depression to help the financially endangered Metropolitan Opera by attempting to enlarge its audience and support through national exposure on network radio.
These allowed the production of economical built-in power supplies that could be plugged into wall sockets. The design was developed by Western Electric and made available to the public. The earlier vacuum tube amplification designs required heavy multiple battery packs. Electronic amplification of guitar was first widely popularized by the s and s craze for Hawaiian music, to amplify the popular lap steel Hawaiian guitar. In France, classical guitarist Mario Maccaferri developed a new guitar design to increase volume.
With the help of the Selmer Company, the instruments went public. They had an internal resonator, steel reinforced neck and cut-a-way. The design worked and the acoustic guitar was capable of becoming a lead instrument. RCA introduced the model 77A cardioid pattern dual ribbon microphone for recording and radio broadcast.
The listening public could now hear the nuance of speech and music over the airwaves. Homer Capehart sold his Simplex record changer mechanism to the Wurlitzer Company. Wurlitzer used the invention to produce the jukebox. The jukebox changed the face of popular music by making new tunes available to all.
Instrument manufacturer Dobro made a handful of modified resonator Spanish style guitars with electromagnetic horseshoe pickups. These can be argued to be the first manufactured electric Spanish style guitars with electromagnetic pickups.
From tothe Committee was authorized to investigate Nazi propaganda and certain other propaganda activities. The biggest archtop to hit the market and the highest price tag at the height of the depression. The competition for the biggest and flashiest instruments was on. The trial was broadcast on network radio and the new format found an eager and appreciative audience.
These record jockeys, as they were called, were soon entertaining listeners with discs all over the country. The Big Band Era had begun.
Mahalia Jackson made her first Gospel recordings. T-Bone Walker began experimenting with a prototype electric guitar and was one of the first guitarists anywhere to play the instrument in public. The instrument was probably a Rickenbacker Vibrola model.
He soon got his hands on a Gibson sunburst ES that he played into the late s. Gibson introduced the ES The was basically a modified L archtop fitted with a bar electromagnetic pickup. It was viewed as the first readily available production model electric guitar. Gibson introduces the Super Jumbo flat-top acoustic guitar. It is seen in the hands of Ray Whitley and Gene Autry on the silver screen. Robert Johnson made his second and last recording session in Dallas, Texas.
Patents were granted to George Beauchamp for the electromagnetic horseshoe pickups, filed originally in and He used the public platform as a way to have his songs heard and tell stories of what he had seen and experienced through the American mid-west and the Dust Bowl years.
Bill Monroe forms the Blue Grass Boys, creating a fusion of Appalachian folk music with blues, polka and other genres from around the world. Roy Acuff joined Mark On The Bus - Beastie Boys - Check Your Head (Cassette Grand Ole Opry. Leo Fender was a qualified electronics technician and had been asked to repair radios, phonograph players, home audio amplifiers, public address systems and musical instrument amplifiers.
At the time, most of these were just variations on a few simple vacuum-tube circuits. World War II had begun. The film was a hit. Some historians feel that this marked the beginning of the Western Swing craze. Within a very short time cowboy hats, boots, string ties and rawhide vests were seen all over Southern California. South Carolina native Dizzy Gillespie began an innovative style of trumpet performance that would come to be called BeBop.
Guitarist Les Paul signs an endorsement deal with Gibson, appearing in ads with the ES electric archtop model. They shared a political preference to promoted peace and isolationism before the start of World War II. They featured songs opposing entry into the war. The Almanac Singers supported the change and began to produce many pro-war songs urging the U.
The Almanac Singers disbanded when the U. Epaminondas Epi Strathopoulo of Epiphone dies on June 6th, at age Gobitis that students in public schools could be compelled to swear the Pledge of Allegiance.
Barnette — that public school students are not required to say the Pledge of Allegiance. In a later opinion, the Court held that students are also not required to stand for the Pledge. With the support of one of his clients, guitarist Andre Segovia, he successfully introduced nylon strings for classical guitars. Circus Tent Fire. The tent could seat 9, around three performance rings. To keep it waterproof, the canvas had been treated with 1, lbs kg of paraffin wax dissolved in 6, gallons 23, l of kerosene.
On Thursday a work daythe afternoon performance was estimated at 7, dominated by women and children.
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