A jazzy Beyoncé tune to ring in 2020, with a nod to the roaring 1920s

F. Scott Fitzgerald
Author F. Scott Fitzgerald in the 1920s. Fitzgerald referred to "The Jazz Age" in his novels.
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Some New Year’s Eve revelers will give a nod to the roaring 1920s with jazz bands, flapper dresses and cocktails as they ring in 2020.

The soundtrack for “The Great Gatsby,” a 2013 film by Baz Luhrmann based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel, blends traditional jazz with today’s hip-hop.

In one song, British singer Emelie Sandé and the Bryan Ferry Orchestra embrace jazz with their version of Beyoncé's "Crazy in Love."

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