Extensions of the jazz rhythm section

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Extensions of the Jazz Rhythm Section Consider the music of piano, bass, drums excluding the “horn” player. These trios moved from being accompanists to independent, autonomous units. Ahmad Jamal Trio His trio emphasized space and silence. Vernel Fournier – Drums Israel Crosby - Bass Listening: Poinciana Bill Evans Bill Evans 1929-1980 One of the most influential jazz composers and pianists from the 1950s & 60s. Highly influenced by French impressionist Maurice Ravel. (Harmonically) He used a light, legato style. Loved to play waltzes. Studied at SLU in Hammond Worked with Miles Davis on Kind of Blue This album helped to solidify his reputation. He made four LPs with bassist Scott LaFarro - who revolutionized the technical approach to the double bass. This trio used more of an equal contribution style, rather than piano solo with bass & drums accompaniment. (as compared to Oscar) Drummer was Paul Motian. This trio's most significant contribution was to loosen the bebop formula patterns which were
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course MUS 2000 taught by Professor Nunnery during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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