Austin in the Jazz Age by Richard Zelade

By Richard Zelade

although well known, Austin�s modern track scene pales compared to the explosion of artistic expertise the town spawned in the course of the Jazz Age. Dozens of musicians who began within the capital urban attained nationwide and foreign fame�but track was once only one kind of inventive expression that marked that point of upheaval. global battle I�s loss of life and destruction bred a vehement rejection of the established order. as an alternative, an enthusiastic adherence to existence lived with no query or outcome took root. The sentiment chanced on fertile soil in Austin, with the college of Texas on the epicenter. scholars indulged within the debauchery that typified the period, scandalizing Austin and Texas at huge as they brought a freewheeling, individualistic angle that now defines town. subscribe to writer Richard Zelade in a raucous research of the day and its most eminent and outlandish characters.

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