Manage episode 251767616 series 1463399
Today we discuss the birth of jazz music and its incorporation into the red-light district of early New Orleans, from Basin Street to Storyville.
Follow us on social:
Jazz music is, without a doubt, an American invention. That’s about the only thing that we know for sure, other than it originated within the African-American communities of New Orleans in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It was not actually born in the red-light districts of New Orleans – it just seemed that way. It was in the city’s whorehouses that jazz became famous.
For a free month of Stitcher Premium, visit www.StitcherPremium.com and use promo code: HAUNTINGS
Sign up for our newsletter at AmericanHauntingsPodcast.com
Want to read ahead for this season? Check out the book Haunted New Orleans by Troy Taylor.
Monologue Music by: