Metronome was a popular American music magazine that was published from 1881 to 1961. The magazine covered a range of musical styles, including jazz, swing, big band, and popular music.Image:metronome-sample-cover

During its publication, Metronome was known for its focus on jazz music and for featuring exclusive interviews with prominent jazz musicians. The magazine was also influential in shaping public opinion on jazz music.

Metronome featured contributions from some of the most notable jazz critics and writers of its time, including Leonard Feather, Rudi Blesh, and Martin Williams. The magazine also provided a platform for aspiring musicians to showcase their talents and share their music.

In addition to its publication, Metronome also produced several compilation albums featuring popular jazz musicians such as Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, and Benny Goodman.

The magazine faced financial difficulties in the 1950s, which led to a change in ownership and a shift in its editorial direction. The magazine eventually ceased publication in 1961, but its legacy as an influential voice in the jazz community lived on.

Metronome played a significant role in the development and popularization of jazz music in the United States and helped to shape the public's perception of the genre.{{Categories}}

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