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Unformatted text preview: Chicago big place after New Orleans, then New York took over Fletcher Henderson Piano Led one of the most successful NY bands Modeled how to organize a big band Placement etc Classified instruments into families If person from wind is soloing, backed up by brass players Soloist backed up by members of other group Became the traditional mold Cotton Club Segregated club in NY Whites only, black jazz bands hired National radio feed from club Launched careers of many bands Duke Ellington...
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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.
- Spring '08