April 8 - Explored jazz in odd times 3/4 5/4 7/4 etc ‘Time Out’ album o 1959 ‘Take Five’ Five beats Long drum solo with vamping by piano

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Jerry Mulligan o Baritone sax o Time Magazine 1953- ‘In comparison with the frantic extremes of Bop, Mulligan’s jazz is rich and even orderly’ o ‘Cool Jazz’ player o Arranger for Birth of The Cool Twelve sides put together by Miles Davis o Arranger for Thornhill o Arrangements like Miles Davis’ Nanette? o Piano-less quartet recordings o 1952- ‘Walking Shoes’ Cool Jazz o Same time as Rock and Roll o Directed towards college students Dave Brubeck o Piano player o Born 1920 o Led own quartet Paul Desmond Alto sax player Gene Wright Acoustic bass Joe Morello Drummer Poor eyesight o Classically influenced o Intrigued with structure and beats
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Unformatted text preview: Explored jazz in odd times- 3/4, 5/4, 7/4 etc ‘Time Out’ album o 1959 - ‘Take Five’ Five beats Long drum solo with vamping by piano and bass Played in Berlin in 1972 • 16mins long o 1959- ‘Blue Rondo a la Turk’ 9 beats 12 bar blues in middle ABA (large) o Modal Jazz Based on mode or scale Purest form has only one chord o ‘Sermon on the Mount’ With Mulligan Modal Jazz Eastern sound • Milt Jackson o Vibes player o Led quartet 22 years • Kenny Clark o drummer...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course MUSIC 145 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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April 8 - Explored jazz in odd times 3/4 5/4 7/4 etc ‘Time Out’ album o 1959 ‘Take Five’ Five beats Long drum solo with vamping by piano

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