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Jazz week 8

by: Imani Millington

Jazz week 8 MUA 1500

Imani Millington
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summarized notes on the music style Bebop
Jazz:Origins, Styles, Influences
David Frackenpohl
Class Notes
Jazz, jazzhistory, week8, bebop, #classnotes




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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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