Jazz History

Jazz Style

Ragtime

1890 - 1920

Dixieland

1910 - 1930

Big Band

1930 - 1950

Bebop

1940 - 1955

Cool Jazz

1950 - 1970

Jazz Fusion

1970 - 2010

Jazz Era

Early Jazz

1890 - 1930

Swing Era

1925 - 1945

Modern Jazz

1940 - 1970

Today's Jazz

1970 - 2010

Wold Events

First Radio Program with voice and music

1906

Tomas Edison invents the Disc Phonograph

1911

First Billboard Chart

1913

The Electric Guitar is invented.

1936

45 rpm records are used.

1949

First Grammy Award Ceremony

1957

Cassette Tapes and 8-track

1960

Apollo Moon Landing

1969

First Digital CD's

1982

CD's out sell vinyl

1988

Portable media player is introduced.

2001