Oct 01

In the same way that nightclubs evolved from places where live bands provided the music to places where disc jockeys played records, disco changed the tradition of partner dancing.

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Sep 23

Believe it or not, Nazis had a hand in the development of the nightclubs where disco music originated! During World War II, dance halls in Paris featured jazz music; however, regulations in Nazi-occupied France banned live music, so records were played instead.

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Sep 04

Born in Switzerland in 1880, Ernest Bloch emigrated to the U.S. in 1916 with his wife and three children, after studying music in Belgium, Germany, and France. Working as a teacher and director of music schools, he became a U.S. citizen in 1924.

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