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A Quick History of Jazz
Traditional jazz first emerged in the 1930’s as jazz writers attempted to distinguish the New Orleans jazz which dated back to the turn of the century from the music of the swing era that followed on its heels.
In the 1940s there was a major revival of New Orleans jazz, and the music of Joe “King” Oliver and Jelly Roll Morton, as well as surviving pioneers like Bunk Johnson, was recorded and celebrated by more contemporary artists such as Lu Watters and Turk Murphy.
The term “Dixieland” was used to describe the many groups of white musicians revisiting traditional jazz, as well as the recordings of some Chicago-based traditionalists of the 1920’s and 1930’s, such as Eddie Condon and Bud Freeman. Today, the phrase traditional jazz is also employed to describe such early and influential styles as ragtime, boogie woogie, and Harlem stride piano, all of which made important contributions to the evolution of jazz.

TUESDAY

0700 - 1100 Simply Timeless
1900 - 2300 Simply Timeless

WEDNESDAY

0800 - 1000 The Abbey 104 Jazz Show
1000 - 1400 Grace Black
2000 - 2200 The Abbey 104 Jazz Show
2200 - 0200 Grace Black

FRIDAY

0300 - 0500 The Abbey 104 Jazz Show
0500 - 0900 Grace Black
1500 - 1700 The Abbey 104 Jazz Show
1700 - 2100 Grace Black

SATURDAY

0300 - 0700 Simply Timeless
1500 - 1900 Simply Timeless