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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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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2008 for the course MUSI 212 taught by Professor Deveaux during the Fall '06 term at UVA.
- Fall '06