America in the 1920's. The Jazz Age. The Rise of Jazz Music. In 1922 the first commercial radio station in the USA opened in Pittsburgh The number of radio stations grew at a rapid rate, and with them, spread the popularity of jazz music
The Jazz Age
This was the first time white people had been exposed to black music – and millions loved it
The rise of Jazz music also led to new popular dances such as The Charleston, the Jitterbug and the Tango
But these feelings and comments only seemed to make jazz music even more popular, particularly among women!