jazz final review

jazz final review - THE DIXIELAND REVIVAL PERIOD...

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THE DIXIELAND REVIVAL PERIOD - Geographical areas -Major innovators and popular figures -Popularity of Dixieland Revival in Europe -Source of inspiration/initiation -Success of Dixieland Revival in US and Europe BEBOP -Origins of the word Bebop came from the sound musicians heard in the music; “arriba”, -Major innovators and their roles -Charlie “Bird” Parker alto saxophonist & composer; set the standard that all tried to follow; played this music in KC -Dizzy Gillespie see below -Kenny Clarke drummer; played Minton’s Playhouse; among most influential bands -Joe Guy drummer -Thelonious Monk piano -Nick Fenton bass -Major musical changes -rhythm were played with fast tempos to test ability; -melody original keys were replaced by a modulation of half-step or more -harmony substitute harmonies gave music “character” -Scat singing -Ella -Dizzy Gillespie most popular (President); great showman; trumpeter; composer/arranger; played in various countries; sang the way he played
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course MUSIC 0711 taught by Professor Davis during the Spring '08 term at Pittsburgh.

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