Jazz and the Great Depression


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    Kathyleen Bishop

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This page, from the PBS/Ken Burns series, "Jazz," describes the development of jazz music during the Great Depression. Links to audio clips of selected recordings are also included. This resource is referenced in the EDSITEment lesson titled "Jazz and World War II: A Rally to Resistance, A Catalyst for Victory."

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    Grade: 9 to 12

    Topics: Visual Arts, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, History-Social Science, United States History, History & Culture, Music


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