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.
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... Middlesex - 20 December 2006, Chichester, West Sussex) was an English jazz trumpeter and bandleader, best known for his presence on the trad jazz scene ... He then formed his own Magnolia Jazz Band in 1948 ... rivaled Humphrey Lyttelton's in popularity on the British trad jazz circuit ...
... a number of musicians such as Wynton Marsalis began performing and recording not only original trad jazz tunes but new compositions in the style as well ...
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“Though the Jazz Age continued it became less and less an affair of youth. The sequel was like a childrens party taken over by the elders.”
—F. Scott Fitzgerald (18961940)