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MUSC2258 Week Two Notes

by: Chelsea Scott

MUSC2258 Week Two Notes MUSC 2258

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Chelsea Scott
History of Jazz

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Date Created: 02/23/16
MUSC 2258 Week Two Brass Family 0 Trumpet o Trombone 0 Tuba Swing EighthNote Rhythm 0 Jazz musicians interpret eighthnotes as tiedtriplet rhythm 0 Jazz eighthnotes are played with a ited syncopated feeHng Improvisation o The spontaneous performance of musical composition 0 Jazz language 0 A jazz performance can be divided into soloist and accompaniment Swing Feeling o Steady beat 0 Lilt o Syncopation Instrumentation o The assortment or combination of instruments used in a jazz group Rhythm section 0 Drums tuba bass banjo piano guitar Soloist o Trumpet clarinet trombone saxophone MUSC2258 Week Two no2 Melody o A succession of notes tones Horizontal Harmony 0 Tones notes that are stacked to form chords Chord the simultaneous sounding of three or more notes at the same time 0 Jazz is based on four note chords called 7th chords 0 There are many different types of chords Ex major 7th and minor 7th 0 Jazz musicians improvise over quotchord changesquot chord progressions Piano 0 quotcompingquot to accompany other instruments banjo guitar and drums Form serves as the framework for improvisation and is the basis for the organization of a song 0 The two primary song forms in jazz include AABA 32 bars Blues 12 bars Chorus one time through the form of a song tune


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