MCY 124 EXAM STUDY GUIDE
MCY 124 EXAM STUDY GUIDE MCY 124
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Evolution of Jazz Final Study Guide What was the most prominent size ensemble during the swing era? Big Band What four sections make up big band? Trombone, Rhythm, Saxaphone, Trumpet Rhythm: piano bass drums guitar List five important band leaders of the swing era: Glen Miller, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Artie Shaw, Count Basie, tommy Dorsey Who is considered the father of modern jazz saxophone? Coleman Hawkins Name two important and influential singers of the swing era: Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday The most important and influential composer of jazz music in the 20 century is: Duke Ellington List thee style characteristics of Ellington’s work: Prolific, Experimental, Wrote music for each of his band members, Harmonic development, stride The most influential band that played the Kansas city swing was? Count Basie Jazz Band What is the influential style of piano playing used by Kansas city musicians called? Boogie Woogie What is the essence of jazz music Improvisation The cultures of what two parts of the world combined to make jazz music?? Western Europe and Africa Name two styles of music sung by slaves during the nineteenth century? Work Songs and Field Hollers The birthplace of jazz was? New Orleans th The most popular form of entertainment in the first have of the 20 century was? Dance Name the four social classes of people in New Orleans? Creole, Creole of color, Negro, Caucasian What was the name of the red light district in New Orleans? Storyville The most important and influencial musician in the development of jazz music was? Louis Armstrong In the 1920 what city became the focus from the evolution of jazz music? Chicago The leading composer of ragtime music was? Scott Joplin One of the greatest ragtime piano players was? Jelly Roll Morton What are the four sections that make up a big band? Trumpet, Saxaphone, Rhythm, Trombone Rhythm piano drums guitar bass T/F Dixieland is a style of piano playing from New Orleans? False King Olivers Creole Jazz Band featured several prominent musicians who would become influential to the development of jazz music. Name 2 Louis ArmstrongTrumpet , Kid OryTrombone, lil hardinpiano List four contributions Luis Armstrong made to Jazz First AM. cultural Ambassador of Jazz First virtuoso of jazz Created a jazz vocabulary Invented Scat Singing Made Improvisation priority over melody Where was ragtime music developed? Storyville The most popular style of jazz in the 20 century was Swing List two things about jazz that changes each decade of the 20 century Size of venue size of ensemble T/F the blues was originally developed and performed as an unaccompanied vocal style True One of the first great blues singers, and a women who sold more records than any other artist of the 1920s was? Bessie Smith First Jazz Recording was made by what band? Original Dixie land Jazz Band 1917 Name two influential early jazz groups of Louis Armstrong Hot 5 & Hot 7 Where was the venue for music during the modern jazz era? Night clubs T/F the most prominent size ensemble for modern jazz is the Big Band False Fast tempos and agitated feel describe Bebop era of modern jazz Stan Getz introduced what style of Brazilian music to American Jazz? Bossa Nova Other than Miles Davis name an influential artist from the cool school era Bill EvansPiano The leader of the Postbop movement was? John Coltrane The influential drummer in the John Coltrane Quartet was? Elis Jones John Coltrane made the soprano saxophone a significant instrument in Jazz? T/F True The use of third world music is a style characteristic of what type of modern jazz? Avant Garde Who was the most influential musician of the Avant Garde movement Ornette Coleman Name one musician other than Miles davis who performed, composed, and recorded all styles of modern jazz? Charles Mingus Modern jazz lost its audience because it failed to appeal to Dancing Modern Jazz developed smoothly from swing style, not as a reaction against it. T/F False Afrocuban jazz was a style created by Chano Pozo and ___________ Dizzy Gillespie Cool School Players sometimes use written arangements. T/F True The “Laidback” tone quality is a style of what type of Modern Jazz? Cool School In 1959 Miles Davis recorded an album that many feel in the most influential album in jazz history “Kind of Blue” More Activity from drummers is a style characteristic of what type of modern Jazz? HardBop The most influential composer of Jazz music in Hardbop era was whom? Horace Silver Clifford Brown was the new trumpet sensation during what period of modern Jazz? HardBop The great Hardbop drummer and leader of the Jazz Messengers was? Art Blakey The ability to change the timber in her voice mid song was a style characteristic of? Sarah Vaughen The Piano player and leader of the band at Mintons playhouse in harlem was? Thelonious Monk List two characteristics of Hardbop More activity from drummers and More Original Composition Name 3 influential jazz recordings of 1959, and the artist who recorded them “Kind of Blue” Miles Davis “Time Out” Dave Brubeck “Giant Steps” John Coltrane “The shape of jazz to come” Ornette Coleman “Mingus AhUm” Charles Mingus Name the Cool School piano player who went to lead on of the most significant trios in Jazz history Bill Evans The most influential musician in the development of modern jazz was? Charlie Parker Hardbop is an agitated, west coast style of playing? T/F True Dizzy Gillespie and Chano pozo collaborated to form a new style of jazz called? AfroCuban BeBops most influential composer was? Thelonius Monk Where was the Venue for music during modern era? Night Clubs In 1949 Miles Davis created a new style of jazz with a pivotal record called? “The Birth of Cool” Clifford Brown was the new trumpet sensation during what period of Modern Jazz? Hardbop The Leader of the postbop movement was? John Coltrane T/F In addition to his many advanced harmonic and technical innovations John Coltrane was also well respected for his ballad playing? True Explain the difference between popular art and high art? Popular Art: Catered towards making the audience happy High art: care more about the music itself List three style characteristics of John Coltranes work? Introduced soprano saxophone Advance Harmonic Approach Great ballad player Advanced Harmonic Approach What are the characteristics of BeBop Era? Fast Tempo Very Agitated Complex Harmonic Approach What is the most prominent size ensemble for modern jazz? Small band List characteristics of Cool School Laid back feel Sometimes used written arrangements Slower tempos List 2 Characteristics of Hard bop Heavy use of drummers and More original compositions Who was the innovative and polyrhythmic drummer from John Coltrane Quartet Elvin Jones Nat King Cole precursor t Frank Sinatra. His career transcends just the cools chool Played the piano Signs inlyrical style Hollywood era * 1950s and 1960s gives birth to Studio Orchestra. Nelson Riddle – Arranger and composer working for capitol records Composed for nat king cole Frank Sinatra Sang in a crooner style Plays in tommy Dorsey band Starts hanging with the mafia and his career started to take a bit of a down turn. Synthesizer Instrument that becomes important around the 1960s. Fusion Style of music that was created that combined of elements of jazz and rock music Miles Davis and John Mclaughlin ( English Guitarist ) Started to create a new sound with the use of electric guitars and the synthesizer and change of sound perpetuated by the drummer. They made an album called bitches brew in 1970. Weather report Quintissential Jazz fusion Band Joe Zawinul – Keyboard Wayne Shortor – Saxophone Jaco pastorious – Electric Bass World Music Bands with musicians from all over the world Winton and brenton Marseilles Came up with a neoclassicist approach to jazz Smooth Jazz developed in the early 1990s as a combo of jazz and pop music Kenny G Most famous and recognizable figure of smooth jazz
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