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March 2020

Music and Modernity: American Popular Song from the 1920s-40s

March 7 @ 2:00 pm
Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963 United States
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$25.00 – $35.00 83 tickets left

Michael Lasser, Music Scholar Cindy Miller and Alan Jones, Musicians The songwriters of Tin Pan Alley and Broadway borrowed from ragtime and jazz to make a new, distinctively American popular music. Irving Berlin, raised in poverty on the Lower East Side, was working as a singing waiter in a tough joint in Chinatown when he wrote his first song. George Gershwin was a teenager who used to sneak into Harlem rent parties to hear the piano players “stride” across the…

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