EARLY ROOTS OF JAZZ: “EVERYBODY’S CHARLESTON CRAZY”

The Georgia Melodians recorded this song based on the world-wide dance craze, “The Charleston.” ¬†The¬†Edison Diamond Disc used back then was designed for the latest technology, their newly manufactured 78 rpm player. The Melodians from Savannah, Georgia (mostly known for their studio work) really got the “instrument blending” correct in this fun recording. You can hear the musicians playing off each other. Continue reading “EARLY ROOTS OF JAZZ: “EVERYBODY’S CHARLESTON CRAZY””