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New Orleans Swamp Donkeys Traditional Jazz Band "Bourbon Street Parade"
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Trad Jazz Greats.. Acker Bilk.
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New Orleans Trad Jazz Camp at Preservation Hall
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Trad Jazz Britannia.  Part 1.
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Swing that music:  Trad Jazz
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Trad Jazz Dance Contest at Lindy Bout 2012
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Panama Canal Trad Jazz Cruise 2011 -- Summary Video -- part 1 of 3 parts
Panama Canal Trad Jazz Cruise 2011 -- Summary Video -- part 1 of 3 parts
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Hello, Dolly - Moscow Trad Jazz Band
Hello, Dolly - Moscow Trad Jazz Band
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Traditional Jazz Orchestra - "After You
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Trad Jazz Tips #6: Kelly Thomas - "Walking a Bass Line"
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New Orleans Traditional Jazz and Funeral Band
New Orleans Traditional Jazz and Funeral Band
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Trad Jazz Clarinet techniques
Trad Jazz Clarinet techniques
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Trad Jazz Britannia.  Part 4 .
Trad Jazz Britannia. Part 4 .
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New Orleans Swamp Donkeys Traditional Jazz Band "Maryland My Maryland" and "Potato Head Blues"
New Orleans Swamp Donkeys Traditional Jazz Band "Maryland My Maryland" and "Potato Head Blues"
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The 13th Shinjuku Trad Jazz Festival(2013/11/17):エヂソン・デキシー・バンド
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Trad Jazz Britannia.  Part 2 .
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Melancholy Blues - Traditional Jazz Clarinet
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Traditional Jazz Band Brasil - Baby, Won
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Up A Lazy River Trad Jazz Backing Track
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Trad Jazz Britannia.  Part 3 .
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Trad Jazz Tips #3: Rob Boone - "Guide Tones"
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::2011/12/16::
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Trad Jazz Cuarteto. 6to Festival Internacional de Jazz de Barquisimeto
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Moscow Trad Jazz  Band
Moscow Trad Jazz Band
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Trad Jazz Tip #4: Rob Wright - "Straight Fours"
Trad Jazz Tip #4: Rob Wright - "Straight Fours"
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trad jazz featherstone jazzmen play live
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New Orleans Trad Jazz Camp - Second line, part 1
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::2012/06/24::
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Traditional Jazz Orchestra - "Some Of These Days"
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Trad Jazz Tips #1: Ray Templin - "Building a House"
Trad Jazz Tips #1: Ray Templin - "Building a House"
::2011/06/26::
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The 13th Shinjuku Trad Jazz Festival(2013/11/16):菅野淳史(Tp)~
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Trad Jazz Tip #5: Ray Templin - "Develop a Style"
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New Orleans Trad Jazz Camp 2nd Line
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"Hello Dolly" played by Trad Jazz Band "Acoustic Jass"
"Hello Dolly" played by Trad Jazz Band "Acoustic Jass"
::2014/05/10::
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Some Of These Days 2010 Sacramento Trad Jazz Camp Faculty
Some Of These Days 2010 Sacramento Trad Jazz Camp Faculty
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Trad Jazz Tips #2: Dr. Kelland Thomas - "Finding Your Role"
Trad Jazz Tips #2: Dr. Kelland Thomas - "Finding Your Role"
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Ray Skalski-Trad Jazz Trombone, Casanova
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Oh Baby!! - Preservation Hall - New Orleans Trad. Jazz Camp (12/06/2014)
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Bye Bye Blackbird.  Trad jazz at British Legion
Bye Bye Blackbird. Trad jazz at British Legion
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Wrap Your Troubles in Dream Trad Jazz Style Backing Track
Wrap Your Troubles in Dream Trad Jazz Style Backing Track
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BLÅ COMPANIET & SANDRA POINT TRAD. JAZZ BAND | Fiskebrygga, Lillesand | Lør. 5 Juli
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Bourbon St Parade - Trad Jazz Band
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The 13th Shinjuku Trad Jazz Festival(2013/11/17):新宿アコギの会1
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Petite Fleur - Örlycke Traditional Jazz Band
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Button Up Your Overcoat Trad Jazz Backing Track
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Chris Barber compares trad jazz with downloads....
Chris Barber compares trad jazz with downloads....
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Iron Boot Scrapers Promo 1 - Trad Jazz Band - Rock, Pop & Dance Covers - www.clinicagency.com
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The 13th Shinjuku Trad Jazz Festival(2013/11/16):ニューオリンズ・セッション2
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Keysar Trad Jazz
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Risley Park Jazz .......Peter Franks Dixieland all Stars
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RUNNING WILD - Trad Jazz at The Dog and Gun, Syston
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New Orleans Traditional Jazz Band - New Orleans Bayou Bash! - Disneyland - Opening Day
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Humphrey Lyttelton, an early advocate for the Trad jazz revival

Trad jazz, short for "traditional jazz," refers to the Dixieland and Ragtime jazz styles of the early 20th century,[1] which typically used a front line of trumpet, clarinet and trombone in contrast to more modern styles which usually include saxophones, and the revival of these styles in mid 20th-century Britain before the emergence of Beat music.

Beginnings of revival[edit]

A Dixieland revival began in the United States on the West Coast in the late 1930s as a backlash to the Chicago style, which was close to swing. Lu Watters and the Yerba Buena Jazz Band, and trombonist Turk Murphy, adopted the repertoire of Joe "King" Oliver, Jelly Roll Morton, Louis Armstrong and W.C. Handy: bands included banjo and tuba in the rhythm sections. A New Orleans-based traditional revival began with the later recordings of Jelly-Roll Morton and the rediscovery of Bunk Johnson in 1942, leading to the founding of Preservation Hall in the French Quarter during the 1960s.

Early King Oliver pieces exemplify this style of hot jazz; however, as individual performers began stepping to the front as soloists, a new form of music emerged. One of the ensemble players in King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band, Louis Armstrong, was by far the most influential of the soloists, creating, in his wake, a demand for this "new" style of jazz, in the late 1920s and early 1930s. Other influential stylists who are still revered in traditional jazz circles today include Sidney Bechet, Bix Beiderbecke, Wingy Manone and Muggsy Spanier. Many artists of the Big Band era, including Glenn Miller, Gene Krupa and Benny Goodman, had their beginnings in trad jazz.

Trad in Britain[edit]

In Britain,[2] where boogie-woogie, "stride" piano and jump blues were popular in the 1940s, George Webb's Dixielanders pioneered a trad revival during the Second World War, and Ken Colyer's Crane River band added and maintained a strong thread of New Orleans purism. Humphrey Lyttelton, who played with Webb, formed his own band based on the New Orleans/Louis Armstrong tradition in 1948 but, without losing the Armstrong influence, gradually adopted a more mainstream approach. By 1958 his band included three saxophones. During the 1950s and well into the 1960s The "Three B's" Chris Barber, Acker Bilk, and Kenny Ball were particularly successful, all making hit records. Other successful bands including Terry Lightfoot, George Chisholm, Monty Sunshine, Mick Mulligan, with George Melly, and Mike Cotton - who "went R'n'B" in 1963-4 - made regular appearances live, on the air and occasionally in the British charts, as did Louis Armstrong himself. More light-hearted versions were offered by The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, The Temperance Seven and The New Vaudeville Band. Dixieland stylings can be found here and there on records by The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, The Small Faces and The Kinks, while The Who actually performed trad jazz in their early days.

During the 1950s a number of provincial amateur bands had strong local followings and occasionally appeared together at "Jazz Jamborees". These bands included The Merseysippi Jazz Band, still active, which toured overseas, Second City Jazzband (Birmingham), Steel City Stompers (Sheffield), Clyde Valley Stompers (Glasgow), and The Saints Jazzband (Manchester).

It was Chris Barber whose band performances gave a stage to Lonnie Donegan and Alexis Korner, setting off the craze for skiffle and then British rhythm and blues that powered the Beat boom of the 1960s.

Later revivals[edit]

Following a revival of interest in the late 1980s, a number of musicians such as Wynton Marsalis began performing and recording not only original trad jazz tunes but new compositions in the style as well.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.traditional-jazz.com/mainpages/jazzhist1.htm
  2. ^ Chilton, John (2004). Who's Who of British Jazz (2nd ed.). London: Continuum. ISBN 0 8264 7234 6. 
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