In April 1922 the Dixieland Cabaret opened in Auckland. The aim was to bring jazz and 'jollity' to Auckland, and audiences were encouraged to dance to the jazz band. This was a taste of the night life of American cities.
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Reference: New Zealand Herald, 6 April 1922, p. 11 (N-P 1094-11)
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