Be-bop - o 1945- Shaw Nuff With Parker AABA tune, based on...

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Be-bop o Long note followed by short note Name comes from scat singing of these notes o Sometimes notes in improv don’t go with chords or changes o Sophisticated improv o Unison chorus Very prominent Unique to bop Front line playing head/tune in unison o Rhythm solos during chorus o 5 instruments usually o Players all memorized heads o Most changes came from pop tunes o High ranged trumpet players Dizzie Gillespie o Arranged big band Bop o 1945-“Salt Peanuts” Charlie Parker on alto sax o Great communicator with listeners o Arranger for many big bands o 1944 in a band led by Billy Eckstein Met Charlie Parker Sarah Vaughn Singer o 1945 put together his first big band Collaborated with Charlie Parker Year Gillespie began to ‘move forward’
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o Cuban influenced Hired some Cuban player to play conga drums
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Unformatted text preview: o 1945- Shaw Nuff With Parker AABA tune, based on rhythm changes I Got Rhythm changes o George Gershwin o 1946- Things To Come Experiment with big band Arranged by Gil Fuller Milt Jackson Vibes player Formed Modern Jazz Quartet o 1947- Manteca Cuban dude o 1948- Ool Ya Koo Skat song o 1974- Yale Blue Blues Dwike Mitchell Piano player Willie Ruff Upright bass o 1974- Jews Harp Gillespie plays every part on a Jews Harp Thelonious Monk o Born 1917 in NC o Grew up in Manhattan o Piano o Very off the wall rhythmically Art Blakey o Drummer o Hard bop drummer Led Jazz Messengers...
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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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