Jazz week 8
Jazz week 8 MUA 1500
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Imani Millington on Tuesday October 18, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to MUA 1500 at Georgia State University taught by David Frackenpohl in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 2 views. For similar materials see Jazz:Origins, Styles, Influences in Arts and Humanities at Georgia State University.
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Date Created: 10/18/16
Jazz History: BEBOP 1900’s Ragtime Blues 1920’s Early Jazz/ New Orleans Jazz Stride Harlem Renaissance Boogie Woogie 1930’s Big Band (swing era) 1940’s Bebop (Modern Jazz) Fast tempos Dissonance clash of notes Not for dancing Contrafactions Old form of (very popular) Small groups another song that has a new Melodies angular Hard to melody sing/hum Bebop form AABA Each worth 8 bars overall total being 32 bars A – sections similar to one another Bsections are referred to as the bridge Trade 4’s 4 bars Someone solo’s for typically 4 bars and take turns going back and forth MUSICIANS IN BEBOP AND PREBOP CHARLIE CHRISTIAN Guitar (prebop) Used the first amplified Guitar ART TATUM (1908 – 1956) Stride (Prebop) Legally blind Born in Toledo, Oregon Most extraordinary of all pianist and jazz musicians Reharmonized in his own ingenious way CHARLIE PARKER Alto Sax “Bird” DIZZY GILEPSIE Trumpet Duo Impacted all players in modern jazz Inspired new fashion trends KENNY CLARKE Drums (19141915) Clarke moved the beat from the bass drum to the ride cymbal achieving lighter texture Used brass drums for the intermittent “punches” called “dropping bombs” THELONIES MONK Piano (19171987) 1941 house band at Mintons club in Harlem 1947 first recordings as leader o Mysterious o Crisscross Unusual style BUD POWELL piano most imitated Absorbed the language from two horn players (Charlie parker and dizzy Gillespie) Comp with his left hand and improvised/ melody with the right hand
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