Trad Jazz

Trad jazz - short for "traditional jazz" - refers to the Dixieland and Ragtime jazz styles of the early 20th century in contrast to any more modern style. Specifically the term is used to cover a revival of these styles in the mid 20th-century. In Britain the "trad jazz" scene was an important feature of the early 1960s, before the dominance of Beat music epitomised by The Beatles.

Read more about Trad Jazz:  Beginnings of Revival, Trad in Britain, Later Revivals

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