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His modest storefront housed limited guitar production in the back room and retail space selling everything from cornets to sheet music. Samuel Colt perfected the 1st handgun with a revolving cylinder: the legendary 6-shooter.
April 24th, a patent for the 1st soda fountain machine. December 3rd: Oberlin College Ohio was founded — the 1st American co-educational college and later, the 1st American college to advocate the abolition of slavery and accept black men and women on equal terms with whites. This is the version most often sung today. The original lyrics grew from a collaboration between minister John Newton and poet William Cowper, also a born-again Christian.
It was defended by Texans including James Bowie, Col. William B. Travis and Tennessean Davy Crocket. He placed emphasis on the action of the soundboard in producing volume and tone. To improve the instrument he enlarged the body and refined a pattern of fan bracing still used today. His preferred scale length was cm. Many of his improvements are considered the standards of the classical guitar today. His innovations resulted in the formation of the Spanish School of Guitar Making whose membership included the most important luthiers of the late 19th century, including the Ramirez family.
Martin, Sr. The New York Philharmonic was founded, now the oldest orchestra in the U. Originally known as The Philharmonic Society of New York some feel that actual date of establishment is One year later, bathtubs were still prohibited in Boston except when prescribed by a physician. Later popularized in arrangements by Aaron Copland Martin introduces the 0 model. This made tall buildings and skyscrapers possible. This also made truss rods possible. It was a seminal work in scientific literature and arguably the pivotal work in evolutionary biology.
The sixth edition of shortened the title to The Origin of Species. It introduced the theory that populations evolve over the course of generations through a process of natural selection. John Brown at Fort Warren in Boston. His songs, such as Oh! This was followed in by the 5 cent nickel —quarter dollar, half dollar, silver dollar and gold dollars. An law allowed the motto to be used on all coins.
Inthe use of the motto was permitted, but not required. While several laws came into play, the act of May 18th, is most often cited as requiring the motto even though the cent and nickel were excluded from that law, and the nickel did not have the motto added until Sinceall coins have borne the motto. The Civil War had officially ended. Booth hoped to create chaos and overthrow the Federal government.
Although Booth succeeded in killing Lincoln, the larger plot failed. As the retail gateway to the west and mail-order capitol of the world, musical instrument manufacturers and distributors were seriously affected. Many never recovered.
Those that survived grew stronger. He was a musical prodigy, guitar virtuoso and composer of numerous timeless pieces for guitar. His groundbreaking playing and performance techniques propelled the popularity of Stan Getz / João Gilberto Featuring Antonio Carlos Jobim - Getz / Gilberto (Vinyl classical guitar forward and inspired equal leaps in instrument design. Sales records of the 00 guitar begin to appear on the books. Three different versions of pianos that played themselves were demonstrated at the Philadelphia Exposition.
They would eventually become player pianos. It had two diaphragm-and-needle units; one for recording, and one for playback. He could speak into a reverse horn and the sound vibrations were then impressed into delicate tin foil wrapped on a metal cylinder by a recording needle in vertical grooves.
The hand cranked phonograph is demonstrated by Edison on November 29th, The phonograph will eventually allow the spread of popular music. The Academy represented the highest social circle in New York society and the board of directors resisted admitting members of new wealthy families into their inner circle.
The initial group of subscribers included the Morgan, Roosevelt, Astor and Vanderbilt families. Their creation, The Metropolitan Opera, has outlasted the Academy. Higginson would run the Orchestra for almost 40 years. Yiddish theater begins its period of greatest popularity and influence. The strings are melodically picked and stopped by a metal bar, with the guitar held across the lap. The Berne Convention, the international agreement on copyrights, is signed. The United States does not sign the agreement until It was the first reasonably viable phonograph record.
Berliner was a German-American inventor best known for inventing the lateral-cut flat disc record: gramophone record to be used with another of his inventions — the Gramophone. Gibson at 34 years old, settled in Kalamazoo, Michigan and took up the hobby of making musical instruments. Horse drawn carriages lined the streets for a quarter mile and inside the Music Hall was a capacity crowd.
At the end of the 19th Century the classical guitar had lost popularity but was re-introduced to the world by Francisco Tarrega, who began the tradition adopted by almost all classical guitarists of today by using the finger-nails to pick the strings. The event was conceived and promoted by James B. Upham as a campaign to instill American nationalism by selling flags to public schools and magazines to students. Bellamy was a Baptist minister and a Christian socialist.
Phonographs are improving but are still a long way away from being commercial. On May 11th Orville Gibson filed for his first and only patent. The document U. Patent No. The creation of the first large Sears and Roebuck Co. This made possible nationwide distribution of all sorts of products including musical instruments by postal service. Storyville the famed red light district of New Orleans opens. It was named after New Orleans alderman Sidney Story. The Ragtime craze is at full tilt. The first effective player piano was released to the public and heavily marketed.
This would bring piano roll versions of many forms of music into American households over the next 20 years. Stark and Joplin remain friends for years. Horn players imitate the human voice with mutes and growls. New Orleans players are playing a mix of Blues, Ragtime, brass band music, marches, Pop songs and dances.
The Jazz stew is brewing. Some musicians are beginning to improvise Pop songs. The end of the Spanish-American war has brought a surplus of used military band instruments into the port of New Orleans. Migrations from the south into Chicago, Detroit, Pittsburgh, etc. Luthier Robert Maurer decided to retire.
August Larson gathered investors Edward P. Longworthy and Joshua H. Lewis and bought the firm from Maurer. It was the beginning of the Larson Brothers instruments. Andrew Carnegie sold his industrial holdings to J. A hurricane and tidal wave hit Galveston. Texas on September 8th. The highest point of land on the island was 5 feet above sea level. There was no advance warning and the only access to the mainland was by boat.
By the time the residents and visitors knew the danger, there was no means of escape. There were so many bodies, they were taken out to sea and dumped. The bodies later washed back up onto the Galveston shores and were burned. This event became the topic of many songs over the next century. In New York City, in an August heat-wave, tensions between white Irish and black Southern immigrants flared into riots at the funeral of a white Irish plain-cloths police officer who had been cut by a black man protecting his girl-friend from harassment.
Among those beaten in the riots were Vaudevillian actor, comic, dancer and musician George Walker as he walked with a friend named Shine. The introduction to the song is needed to get the original intent of the song. He is beginning to be noticed in New Orleans as a brothel piano player. He is one of the first to play this mix forerunner of Jazz. Jelly Roll will later claim that he invented Jazz in by combining Ragtime, Quadrilles and Blues.
The phonograph has been drastically improved. Victor and Columbia emerge as leaders in the phonograph field at that time phonograph companies made records. The public started to buy phonographs and records cylinders for home use. Adams, Samuel K.
VanHorn, and Orville H. Handy has started a saxophone quartet. The saxophone was a novelty in Frank Henry Martin introduces the size guitar. This size body is made to compete with mandolins and banjos. The company designs its first Style 45 guitar.
The flight lasted 12 seconds and covered feet. Handy hears the rural blues played on a slide guitar with a knife blade as a slide by an itinerant blues guitarist in a railroad station in Tutwiler, Mississippi. It sparks a career for him. The rest is history. A partnership is formed. New Orleans blues trumpet pioneer Buddy Bolden runs amok and is committed to the state hospital at Angola on June 5.
Buddy will spend the rest of his life there and will never be recorded. Keppard was not recorded until many years later because he was afraid of having his style stolen. Columbia produces the first two-sided disc. Blues publishing pioneer W. Handy brings saxophones into his dance band. It lasted for 48 seconds and in some areas the ground moved 20 feet. All civil services were destroyed or heavily damaged. Wood frame, in general, held up better in earthquakes.
It also burns. Gas lines were ruptured, ignited, and fires broke out around the ruins of the city. The water lines were also ruptured, so there was little to fight the fires. The population of San Francisco at the time LP approximatelyFlorenz Ziegfeld expanded the notion of Vaudeville stage shows to new heights by his elaborate productions known as The Ziegfeld Follies.
It was the beginning of a career of more than 5, concerts around the globe and vastly increasing the body of works available for the classical guitar. Chris J. Knutsen developed a new idea, different from his harp guitars: Hawaiian style lap steel guitars that were played with a slide. These were swept-up in Hawaii and presented to the American public in the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in A new market and style of playing swept the nation.
The first non-American Ragtime sheet music appears in London, England. English musician Vic Filmer begins playing Rags. American black music begins to gain appeal in Europe. The Fox Trot dance craze begins. Ragtime was so popular that it eventually replaced the ballad as Tin Pan Alleys most marketable product. In January, radio pioneer Lee De Forest experimented with radio by broadcasting two live performances from the stage of the New York Metropolitan Opera with an erratic signal, that could reportedly be heard as far away as Newark, New Jersey.
Music Radio was born. March 25th: Jewish and Italian immigrant women were killed in a fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Co. They were locked in to prevent them from leaving work early. The first traffic lines were painted on a road by hand near Trenton, Michigan.
The sinking resulted in the deaths of over 1, people, making it one of the most costly in terms of lives peacetime maritime disasters in history. Classic Blues singer Bessie Smith begins work as a dancer in a vaudeville show. Louis Armstrong forms a vocal quartet with some of his boyhood friends in New Orleans. The stride pianists are still playing Ragtime as the New Orleans players did a generation before. So we will see an interesting evolution in their playing over the next few years that parallels the beginning of Jazz in New Orleans.
British musician Vic Filmer brings Ragtime to Paris. An exhibition of avant-garde post-impressionist works was viewed at the 69th Regiment Armory in New York City. The works included Gauguin, Picasso, Duchamp, and others. The public was generally confused. World War I begins on July 28th. There is a major impetus around this time for the Europeanization of the Blues. Up until now the Blues form varied between Eventually, a 12 bar form based on the chord progression what we know as the Blues today will become standard.
This occurred for three reasons: 1 appealed to whites, 2 solved problems understanding, playing and notating the Blues 3 established harmonies and a form for band members to work with. RCA offers to record Freddie Keppard. He turns them down and misses the chance to be the first Jazz performer to record because he is afraid that his style will be copied.
Storyville was shut down during World War I, sending the Jazz musicians up the Mississippi River in search of employment. The first traffic light in the nation was installed in Cleveland Ohio on August 5th. Epaminondas Strathopoulo takes charge of Epiphone — the House of Strathopoulo. Thomas A. Watson, come here, I want you. He was in San Francisco to inaugurate the first transcontinental telephone service.
He will work with Tony Jackson and then Freddie Keppard there. Martin uke production takes off as the ukulele boom begins. Martin also begins to design and build for Oliver Ditson Co. The first classical guitar performance in a Concert Hall. Andres Segovia performs at Ateneo in Madrid. Before this, no one believed that the guitar had enough volume for a concert venue. Many black bands of the time were probably producing far more authentic and better music.
Never the less, the Jazz Age begins. Trumpeter Freddie Keppard had refused the chance to make the first Jazz record because he feared that his style would be copied. It Stan Getz / João Gilberto Featuring Antonio Carlos Jobim - Getz / Gilberto (Vinyl be thought of as an impressionistic view of these forms, just as Impressionistic painting gives a novel view of what we normally see. World War I ends on November 11th. On August 21st, at am, Orville H. Gibson died of a disease diagnosed as chronic endocarditis.
In this year, 70 blacks are killed by KKK mobs. More than ten of these are soldiers still in uniform. James Reese Europe and his band known as the th U. They have words because Wright thinks that Europe is treating him unfairly. Europe bleeds to death. Innovative guitarist Charlie Christian is born in Dallas, Texas. His father is a blind guitarist. The 18th Amendment was ratified on January 29th,having been approved by 36 states, and went into effect as Federal law on January 29th, In many respects, prohibition had the opposite of its intended effect.
For example, before prohibition, few, if any women drank in bars. However, women were very likely to drink in speakeasies. Prohibition indirectly helped the cause and image of Jazz. This kicks off the Classic Blues craze of the s. Over forty prominent New Orleans Jazzmen have moved to Chicago. Somebody discovers that the New York brownstone basement being narrow and running from the main street to back alley is well suited to use as a speakeasy.
In time, the cellars of New York City will become riddled with speakeasies providing numerous opportunities for Jazz musicians. The cabaret business begins in New York. This will eventually be the cause of the shift of Jazz from Chicago to New York. This year marks the beginning of an age of great interest in black arts and music Jazz. The young future Bop players are being born. They will be raised in an era that will allow them to rebel.
Thus, Bop will begin in about twenty years. James P. At any rate, Johnson becomes the pioneer of stride piano with these recordings. Paul Whiteman controls twenty-eight bands on the east coast. The spring-wound talking machine with pre-electrical, no-fidelity sound was established and probably the most popular of the home entertainment devices; the best selling makes were the Victrola and the Graphanola.
He helps redesign and refine the Gibson carved archtop instruments to help increase lagging sales. His designs Stan Getz / João Gilberto Featuring Antonio Carlos Jobim - Getz / Gilberto (Vinyl become the standards to which all other carved instruments strive. He developed the F series mandolins and the L series guitars including the Gibson F-5 mandolin and the Gibson L-5 guitar that has become the most sought after collection instruments of the century.
Ironically, his work was ahead of its time and was not immediately understood or appreciated. Gibson sales did not immediately rise. Comedian Ed Wynn is responsible for creating the first studio audience when he refuses to perform without an audience watching.
Lloyd Loar began working on experimental electrostatic pickups at Gibson as a means to amplify the guitar and make it louder and more suitable as a competitor to the banjo for rhythm and increase its potential as a solo instrument. Ellington makes his first recording on a cylinder — acoustic recording still most used. A Theater Owners Booking Association circuit for almost a quarter-century.
Harmony became the largest producer of musical instruments in the US with overunits. This is the band that will be the model for the swing bands of the next decade. This paved the way for more modern forms of Jazz. Charlie Parker as a child growing up in K. Lloyd Loar leaves Gibson Musical Instruments to start his own company.
Rhapsody in Blue, by George Gershwin, was performed for the first time. Gershwin was the piano soloist accompanied by the Paul Whiteman Orchestra.
The National Life and Accident Insurance Company in Nashville, Tennessee, installed a radio station on the 5th floor of their downtown Nashville office building.
Blind Lemon Jefferson recorded over eighty blues tunes between and and was generally responsible for the surge of popularity in the country blues in this period. One of their discoveries was Blind Blake, a swinging, sophisticated guitarist whose warm relaxed voice was a far cry from harsh country blues. Charlie Poole developed a three-fingered banjo playing technique after a baseball accident injured his right hand.
This technique influenced many banjo players and would later be perfected by Earl Scruggs. In July, Tennessee legislators made it unlawful to teach anything but creationism. John Scopes, a high school teacher in Dayton, decided to test the law.
Henry Ford introduced the 8-hour workday and the 5-day workweek. This was in reaction to the depressed auto industry. Other industrialists were afraid of the precedent but the AFL welcomed the move as a means of controlling overproduction and reducing unemployment. Charles A. Lindbergh flies a Ryan monoplane — named Spirit of St.
Louis — on the first solo transatlantic flight and first non-stop fixed-wing aircraft flight between America and mainland Europe on May 20th — May 21st. The flight was 3, nautical miles 6, kmfrom Long Island to Paris, in The flight was timed by the Longines watch company. Americans will buy more than , phonograph records during this year.
He is now setting whole phrases ahead of or behind the beat, not just pulling single notes. This will set the stage for Swing. Armstrong is now a star and because of him, New Orleans style ensemble playing is disappearing and is being replaced by Chicago and New York-style solos. In short, Jazz is becoming a soloist art primarily because of Armstrong.
Bing Crosby joins the Paul Whiteman band. They took the names of everybody that was caught with alcohol. They had already closed a number of the South Side black-and-tans. Chicago would soon fall as the Jazz capital. John Dopyera invented the resonator guitar in an effort to increase the volume of the 6 stringed instruments to better compete with banjos for the rhythm sections of bands.
The partnership only lasted until The first signature series guitar was instigated by the Gibson Company for Nick Lucas — a popular singer and musician of the day.
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