Between 1897 and 1907 Buddy Bolden reigned as King of New Orleans syncopated music. The Syncopated Times is home to writers and musicians who honor and promote the music that Bolden inspired. A ragged sound that would spread from New Orleans to the world.
There has been a cloud of concern in the traditional jazz community about how the movie Bolden would portray our music. I am relieved to
We’re all wondering what approach the upcoming film Bolden will take toward that foundational jazz figure. Feature films about jazz musicians like Born To Be
We at The Syncopated Times are excited about the potential the new Buddy Bolden movie has to excite people about early jazz, and have made
The year was 1887. Buddy Bolden moved into a shotgun double, that signature New Orleans residence, he was ten years old. Located at 2309 First
It’s hard to believe this was David Fulmer’s debut novel because it’s so taut the tension itself turns the pages. For lovers of early jazz,