A century after the first jazz recordings , how has jazz has been received in the UK? Kevin Le Gendre explores how the music spread into popular culture after the Original Dixieland Jazz Band first brought the sound of jazz to people's consciousness.

Episode 1:
Kevin explores how the music of jazz first made its way to the UK and hears how the idea of jazz began to spread into other areas of culture.
Produced by Harry Parker

Related Link: http://sounds.bl.uk/Oral-history/Oral-history-of-jazz-in-Britain.

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Tue 14 Feb 2017 11:30