Jazz Exam 1 Study Guide - Jazz Exam 1 Study Guide...

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Jazz Exam 1 Study Guide “Dippermouth Blues” –King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band o Soloists: Johnny Dodds (clarinet), King Oliver (wah-wah cornet) “Cakewalkin’ Babies from Home” – Red Onion Jazz Babies o Soloists: Louis Armstrong (cornet), Sidney Bechet (soprano saxophone), Charlie Irvis (trombone) “Black Bottom Stomp” – Jelly Roll Morton o Soloists: George Mitchell (trumpet), Omer Simeon (clarinet), Jelly Roll Morton (piano), Jonny St. Cyr (banjo) “West End Blues”- Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five o Soloists: Louis Armstrong (trumpet), Fred Robinson (trombone), Earl Hines (piano) “Singin’ the Blues” – Frankie Trumbauer and His Orchestra o Soloists: Frankie Trumbauer (saxophone), Bix Beiderbecke (cornet), Jimmy Dorsey (clarinet) “Black and Tan Fantasy”- Duke Ellington and His Orchestra o Soloists: Miley Nanton (trumpet), Duke Ellington (piano) March o Two-beat meter (for marching) o Several sections (strains) repeated AABBCCDD Each strain consists of 16 measures/bars Third strain in a new key, usually subdominant o City Bands o Polyphonic
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o Cornets- main melody o Woodwinds- higher countermelody o Low Brass- lower countermelody Ragtime o Duple meter o Compound song forms, using 16 and 32 bar periods with introductions, vamps, and codas o Syncopated treble melody contrasting with non-syncopated bass line o Left hand played stride style o Bass stress downbeats o Treble stress syncopated melodies
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Blue during the Spring '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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Jazz Exam 1 Study Guide - Jazz Exam 1 Study Guide...

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