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Unformatted text preview: iii. Variable intonation iv. Improvisation e. New Orleans geography i. Canal Street 1. Divides New Orleans ii. Downtown 1. French 2. Creole iii. Uptown 1. Black f. Blacks and Creoles i. Creole musicians use written music ii. Look down on “fakers” iii. “Turning point” 1. C. 1890-1900 2. Black codes 3. Plessy v. Ferguson a. End of Creole privilege iv. Blacks and Creoles compete 1. Trained musicians vs. “fakers” 2. African-American folk tradition = musical resource g. Buddy Bolden (1871-1913) i. Cornet player ii. “First jazz musician” iii. Jazz celebrity iv. Poor black neighborhood v. Blues, church music vi. “Played the blues, played it loud” vii. Before recording viii. Locked up as schizophrenic, 1907 ix. Shift toward black folkways...
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- Fall '06
- Plessy v. Ferguson, I. New Orleans, Divides New Orleans