Topic 4: Linking history and music
Culture and music
During the big band era (1935 to 1945), jazz music was at the very forefront of popular culture in the United States. Research what was going on in the United States during that decade. Look for articles in the St. Petersburg Times, online or in print, focusing on current popular music and culture. Is our culture represented in music? Is our culture influenced by music? Share your thoughts at the NIE Blogging Zone.