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Jazz and Drug Use

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Jazz and Drug Use The music industry has often been associated with drug use, but most people think of rock and roll or rap when they consider musicians who…

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Jazz Gillespie Live in '58

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Drums, piano, and bass all remain strictly rhythmic elements of this piece, though the latter two also provide melodic and harmonic support to this smooth yet snappy piece that…

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Jazz Blues After Dark Feat Dizzy Gillespie

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Jazz "Blues After Dark," Feat. Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet), Sonny Stitt (tenor sax), Lou Levy (piano), Ray Brown (bass), Gus Johnson (drums). In Belgium, 1958 Starting with the dueling instruments,…

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Jazz Performance Blues After Dark Dizzy Gillespie

Words: 1038
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Jazz Performance: "Blues After Dark," Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet), Sonny Stitt (tenor sax), Lou Levy (piano), Ray Brown (bass), Gus Johnson (drums). In Belgium, 1958 This dynamic performance starts rather…

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Jazz Blues After Dark Dizzy Gillespie Trumpet

Words: 1082
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Jazz "Blues After Dark," Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet), Sonny Stitt (tenor sax), Lou Levy (piano), Ray Brown (bass), Gus Johnson (drums). In Belgium, 1958 Style = BeBop Role of Piano…

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Jazz Is a Complex and

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Incorporating African and Latin sounds into traditional jazz seems natural. Latin jazz uses familiar percussion instruments including congo and other hand drums as well as an assertive horn section.…

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Jazz Pedagogy When it Comes

Words: 3544
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This is not really a typical swing rhythm, however. Jazz musicians almost always play eighth notes straighter than that, except perhaps in the style known as the shuffle. A…

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Jazz and the Civil Rights

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Length: 10 Pages
Type: Thesis

Surrounded by the same anti-African-American culture, both civil rights warriors and jazz pioneers faced criticism because of their association with African-Americans. Similarly, both of the movements were founded out…

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Jazz Blues Jazz and Blues

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Both musical genres also marked a thriving underground arts scene among not only African-Americans but also European-Americans. hites became increasingly interested in and involved with both jazz and blues,…

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Jazz No Other Art Form

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One of the other early main influences on jazz was New Orleans music. This music originated in the bars and brothels of New Orleans' red light district, where many…

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Book Review

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Jazz Anecdotes Second Time Around

Words: 672
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Book Review

Jazz Anecdotes delivers as promised, and provides the reader with pithy and entertaining stories of the jazz eras throughout the past century. Some of the stories are surprising, including…

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Jazz Live Performance Review Live Performance Review

Words: 1038
Length: 3 Pages
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Jazz Live Performance Review Live Performance Review: Roy Haynes and the Fountain of Youth Band Summer festivals always fill the New York air with some pretty amazing music. This…

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Jazz Both Ella Fitzgerald and

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Demonstrating her creative and vocal prowess, Ella Fitzgerald refers to Louis via vocal impressions when she sings several lines in Louis' characteristic husky low register. Sarah Vaughan also covers…

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Jazz Styles Analysis Blues After

Words: 1405
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The tone of Dizzie Gillespie and Sonny Sit's solos is notably more optimistic and cheerful. Dizzie Gillespie once again introduces some elements of Bebop into the context of his…

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Jazz Concert Ellis Marsalis for

Words: 379
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Essay

My favorite piece of the evening was "Light Blue." There was almost a sense of humor to the chord changes, and the way the repeated phrase always seems to…

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Jazz Concert Review

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Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Jazz Concert On Tuesday, March 20, 2012, I walked into the Paul Harris Theater in the Alta Ham Fine Arts Building at the University of Las Vegas. Tonight was…

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Jazz and World War II

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Length: 6 Pages
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Lesson Plan 5: Jazz and World War II Preparation: previous presentations and other material that summarizes the learning points related to jazz, the American culture etc. Standard 1: Synthesizing…

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Jazz the Works of Michael

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The song remains lyrical throughout, with prominent melodies played by saxophone and trumpet starting the piece on an uplifting note. "Bad Dream" is also structured around a series of…

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Jazz Concert Review -- Unlv

Words: 512
Length: 2 Pages
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While he has studied straight up jazz for a few years and certainly know how to play a walking bass and improvise on bebop chord changes, I could distinctly…

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Jazz and Popular Culture Within

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It is likely that because of Jazz innovators, the fusion of musical styles has grown to the level it has. It is also likely that the desire of Jazz…

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Jazz Musician Sidney Bechet

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Length: 17 Pages
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Pioneering Jazz Musician, Sidney echet About Sidney echet Sidney echet was a pioneer jazz musician who changed the music of his time into a unique art form. Considered to…

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Jazz During the Civil Rights

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A good example of this can be seen with the songs that were performed by: Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday. As they would often take: the actual events and…

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Jazz Musician in Europe

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Length: 2 Pages
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Article Review of "Jazz Musicians in Europe- 1919 to 1945" African American jazz musicians have made their strong place in the music world and were greatly revered for their…

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How Miles Davis Shaped Jazz Music

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Length: 3 Pages
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Miles Davis Miles Davis’ career began while he was still in high school living with his family in St. Louis. He had been given a trumpet at an early…

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Jazz Performance Report

Words: 958
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Jazz Performance eport Jazz in its essence is a group of assorted musicians seamlessly communicating with one another. The communication may be planned or take place in spontaneity as…

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Jazz and the Blues The

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Most large cities have a symphony orchestra, which may perform a dozen times during a season. Jazz and the blues, however, are usually available most of the time in…

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Jazz Biography

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Miles Davis One cannot think of Jazz without thinking of Miles Davis. Davis is widely regarded as one of the foremost jazz trumpeters. However, it would be a mistake…

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Jazz Performance

Words: 668
Length: 2 Pages
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Music Review The Miami Big Sound Orchestra is an ensemble group that plays original arrangements by Miami composers. The music that the ensemble plays has a distinct sound that…

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Origins of Jazz Dance and How it Has Influenced American Culture in Society Today

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Jazz dance is an integral part of American history. The various types of jazz dance all come from a fusion of African and European traditions, which is why jazz…

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How Jazz Rag and Blues Began

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Jazz Consisted of: • Folk and blues styles • Emphasis on: • simple harmony • rhythm • and improvisation (based on melody) • Mostly ensemble playing with all instruments…

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Miles Davis or John Coltrane Select One on the Development of Modern Jazz

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Miles Davis and Modern Jazz In every artistic medium there are innovators who push innovation to the edge -- who change the paradigm of their art, and who become…

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Music Jazz History

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jazz as a musical tradition not only has a bright future ahead of it, but has also had an illustrious past. The reasons for this are its flexibility. This…

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Harlem Jazz Genesis of Jazz

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The roots of such music can be traced back still further to the gospel hymns, work songs, and field calls that developed amongst slave populations in the south during…

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Technological History of Jazz in

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This were then replaced with larger big band orchestras as technology allowed such large groups to be clearly recorded, "As the swing era began, shorts were made of many…

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Miles Davis or John Coltrane Select One on the Development of Modern Jazz

Words: 1543
Length: 5 Pages
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Miles Davis ith a career spanning several decades, and an influence spanning several continents, Miles Davis has arguably had a bigger influence on jazz music than any other musician.…

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Constructing the Jazz Tradition Jazz

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When jazz is viewed in this manner, the historical narrative becomes organic rather than linear and compartmentalized. Devaux's article is valuable for the musical scholar not because it contains…

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American History

The Birth of Jazz in New Orleans

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New Orleans Jazz The history of New Orleans was very interesting to me. It was nice to read about the city, as I knew nothing about it previously. What…

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John Coltrane Retrospective Jazz Performance

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However, there was a greater seriousness to the concert than jazz as 'background music' might possess. The music had a kind of melancholic quality, despite the fact that it…

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American Jazz in Jack Kerouac's

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Obviously, Sal Paradise, much like Kerouac himself, loves American jazz music, especially played on the acoustic guitar by an African-American jazz/blues giant like Huddie Ledbetter, better known as Leadbelly.…

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How Jazz Came From Various Elements

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Earliest Origins of Jazz Jazz has several origins and influences that make it what it is today. The earliest origins of jazz can be traced back to the Congo…

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The Great Gatsby and Jazz

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The Jazz Age and Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby is the great novel of the Lawless Decade—the Roaring Twenties or the Jazz Age, as it was otherwise…

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Richard N Albert's the Jazz-Blues

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Length: 2 Pages
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7-9). In fact, Armstrong was often viewed as a kind of sell-out or race-traitor of a certain degree by many black musicians (par. 10). This parallels Sonny's brothers attempts…

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Michigan the 2003 Detroit International Jazz Festival

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Michigan The 2003 Detroit International Jazz Festival gave me a welcome introduction to the complexity and variety of jazz music. Prior to the Festival, my exposure to jazz was…

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Discussing Jazz and the Different Elements

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Spike Wilner Trio at Smalls This is a review of the Spike Wilner Trio's performance at Smalls on December 1st, 2015. Smalls is located in Greenwich Village and is…

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Concert Review & Analysis

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Length: 3 Pages
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Jazz Performance eview The author of this report has been asked to take in a jazz show and offer some information and opinion about it. The venue and artists…

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History of Music

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Length: 10 Pages
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Cool Jazz A Brief History of Cool Jazz December 6, 2012, would have marked the ninety-second birthday of pianist Dave Brubeck. The nonagenarian was looking forward to performing at…

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Art  (general)

Politics Literature and Arts

Words: 949
Length: 3 Pages
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jazz and the culture industry? Is Adorno simply an elitist or is there something useful you can appropriate from his argument? What connections can you draw from Benjamin and…

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Nostalgia in Times Square Album

Words: 637
Length: 2 Pages
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For example, the song opens with the baritone saxophone alone. The riff that the sax plays is repeated at several times during the piece, including a third of the…

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West German Military Response to Invasion of Czechoslovakia

Words: 1662
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Paper

JAZZ: KANSAS CITY AFTER-HOURS CLUS IN THE 1930S & THEIR CONTRIUTION TO JAZZ The objective of this work is to examine the question of what would have happened to…

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Music the Evolution Musical Notation

Words: 1150
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Fake books with jazz notation might look as if they are intended for amateurs. However, although beginners may use the simplified notation to practice music, the fake book's original…

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Charlie Parker

Words: 8078
Length: 20 Pages
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Charlie Parker Music: The music of United States changed significantly during the twentieth century, and each generation went on to develop its own music. These were all immensely popular,…

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Accelerating Past Bebop Music

Words: 1628
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Evolution of Jazz Dizzy Gillespie was a jazz musician and composer who mostly known for his work on the trumpet. He also played several other instruments, including the piano…

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Sidney Bechet

Words: 2899
Length: 8 Pages
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Sidney echet truly led the life of a jazz musician. He was a supporter of Dixieland Jazz who played the clarinet and was the first person to play Jazz…

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Jelly Roll Morton Was Born Ferdinand Joseph

Words: 1278
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Jelly oll Morton was born Ferdinand Joseph La Menthe in 1890 and later became a pioneer of modern American jazz. Growing up in New Orleans, he played piano in…

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Book Report

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Great Gatsby and the Resonating

Words: 612
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Book Report

108). These types of seemingly innocuous observations are actually powerful commentaries on the darkness that is spreading over society in the 1920s, and the divisions between those on one…

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Satchmo The Genius of Louis

Words: 738
Length: 2 Pages
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Other performers admired him, and many other coronet players tried to emulate him, but there was only one Louis Armstrong, one music master, one unique singer, and one ambassador…

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Research Proposal

Teaching

Influential Illustrators 1960-1970 Robert K

Words: 542
Length: 2 Pages
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During the decade between 1960-1970, Hays' work was all over representations of popular American culture. He had also produced amazing illustrations of great ock, Jazz, and Blues singers, which…

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Politics Literature and the Arts

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Politics, Literature & the Arts: Modernism has been discussed as a reaction to modernity: from the following works, is this a fair description? Modernism is often defined as a…

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Arif Mardin Record Producer Analysis

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Length: 3 Pages
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p.). In fact, he readily admitted that he referred to devices as "that blue box" rather than to its technical name (Doyle, N.p.) According to Doyle, Mardin maintained that…

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Essay

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Ohlone College at Ohlone College There Was

Words: 546
Length: 2 Pages
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Ohlone College At Ohlone College there was a concert series titled Jazz / Rock Combos 2010-2011. At this concert series, there were four featured performances which exhibited how the…

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