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Thursday, January 17, 2008 I) Rhythm and Blues A) Became very identifiable in late 1940s 1) Given real personality B) Wynonie Harris 1) 1947- ‘Good Rocking Tonight’ (a) Number one hit in 1947 2) Member of all black record label (a) ‘race records’ C) Benny Goodman 1) 1935- ‘Body and Soul’ (a) Recorded on 78 record D) Jimmy Rushing 1) ‘Some of these Days’ (a) Additive structure (i) ABCD (8 Bars Each) (b) Walking bass (i) Notes (1 or 2) on each beat (c) Swing Tune (d) ‘Shout Chorus’ at end (i) All members involved II) Boogie A) Built around blues B) Left hand has general ‘styles’ 1) Little variety in left hand (a) Repeated bass line
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Unformatted text preview: (i) ostinato (b) Sense of identity C) Right hand improvs chords III)Singers A) Until 1940s, lyrics/lines worked well with 4bar or 8bar sections B) After 1940s, lines began to overlap bars, start wherever and end wherever. IV)1960s A) 16 bar chorus, all A. then repeat. V) St Louis Blues A) 12 bar blues, 8 bar bridge, 12 bar blues VI)New Orleans A) One of the birthplaces of Jazz 1) Most prominent and influential B) Ragtime 1) March structure 2) No improv 3) Front Line Instruments – Clarinet, Trumpet, Trombone 4) Rhythm- Bass, Drums, piano, etc. C) Delta Blues 1) ‘Country Blues’...
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