So British!

Well, this morning, my question was “how much did the post war era influence the next generations, and by which cultural tools”. Sailor caps, Lennon glasses, officer coats or Oxford shoes; I am definitely not a brit, so, how do I knoe that much about the Royal Family? ever been in a beauty salon, hairdresser’s?  The western society 60’s to me mean that change is possible, and protest as well, the leit motiv was music and fashion. In fact, I am feeling very brave and rebel when I am wearing my stylish wellies at office (with all these french, ouch). Or a mini skirt in the public transportation filled with african … Continue reading So British!

Swinging London. And post-war jazz era.

  The Age of Jazz in Britain marks 100 years of jazz in the UK, exploring the impact that jazz had on Britons from 1918. Jazz provoked reactions ranging from devotion to abhorrence when the idea, and then the sound, of the music first entered the consciousness of the British public in the aftermath of the First World War. Visiting American groups such as the Original Dixieland Jazz Band and the Southern Syncopated Orchestra offered Britons their first chance to experience the music live. Rhythm & Reaction: The Age of Jazz in Britain will highlight how the new jazz sound in post-War … Continue reading Swinging London. And post-war jazz era.