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4/15/2016 Flashcards ­ Jazz Quiz 3 1/12 Author: skyesr2005 ID: 113835 Filename: Jazz Quiz 3 Updated: 2011­11­02 15:02:27 Tags: Jazz Folders: Description: Jazz Show Answers: The flashcards below were created by user skyesr2005 on FreezingBlue Flashcards . What would you like to do? Get the free Flashcards app for iOS Get the free Flashcards app for Android Learn more 1. What are the dates for Cool Jazz? 1950­1955 2. Describe Cool Jazz Reaction against bebop, generally relaxed, light feel, less emphasis on rhythm, less influence from blues/gospel music 3. What style directly opposes the bebop aesthetic? Cool Jazz 4. What is the bebop aesthetic? fast tempos harmonic complexity unpredictable rhythms 5. What are all post­bop jazz musicians considered? artists rather than entertainers (music for listening). 6. Musical Characteristics of cool jazz? Generally relaxed, light feel Less emphasis on rhythm Less influence from blues/gospel music 7. What is Cool Jazz closely associated with? "West Coast Jazz" "Third Stream" 8. What is "Third Stream"? the blending of jazz and classical music 9. What is West Coast Jazz? many prominent cool jazz musicians from CA 10. What are the historical/social contexts going on during the cool jazz period?
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4/15/2016 Flashcards ­ Jazz Quiz 3 2/12 Segregation still common practice, but more integrated groups­­both live and recorded RnR, Soul, and Doo Wop bands take over as the nations poular music after swing. The LP (33rpm) was introduced in 1948, and the concept of an album is developed in the 1950s, instead of the 78 rpm singles. Recording quality improves 11. Who organized a group that embodied the cool aesthetics­­light tone, relaxed feel, simplistic rhythm section playing? Trumpeter Miles Davis and arranger Gil Evans 12. Describe the group miles davis and Gil Evans organized? Commercially unseccessful The group quietly began a movement with a full album in the cool style 13. What is the cool jazz album recorded by the group organized by miles davis and gil evans? The Birth of the Cool (1949­50) 14. What are the musical characteristics of the cool jazz group organized by miles davis and gil evans? unusual instrumentation, highly arranged, cool style improv by Miles Davis, Gerry Mulligan, Lee Konitz 15. What instrument did Miles Davis play? Trumpet 16. What style period is miles davis associated with? both cool jazz and hard bop 17. What instrument did Lennie Tristano play? Piano 18. What style period is Lennie Tristano associated with? Cool Jazz 19. What style piano did Lennie Tristano play? modern jazz style apart from bebop during the 1940s. 20. Despite the lack of performances/recordings, _____ was an influential teacher. Lennie Tristano 21.
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