GMUS203 EXAM 3 Study Guide

GMUS203 EXAM 3 Study Guide - GMUS 203 Music in America...

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GMUS 203 • Music in America • Spring 2008 EXAM 3 STUDY GUIDE Social Changes after WWII TV- people stay home more Top 40 radio and transistor radio 45 rpm single vinyl record, cheaper, durable DJs black and white talking in black slang Alan Freed invented rock and roll Independent record companies- pop market Chess – Leonard Chess- blues/rock Sun – Sam Phillips- elvis Chuck Berry- first guitar hero Col. Tom Parker (rca) manages him later on Industry backlash- payola, tin pan alley recovery White covers of black artists Little Richard- covered by pat boone Pat Boone- cleaned up songs no sexual elements American society in 1960s Vietnam, civil rights movement, counterculture British Invasion The Beatles, Rolling Stones etc. A Hard Days Night Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band San Francisco scene- drug infusion Janis Joplin Jimi Hendrix Rock festivals Monterey, Woodstock JAZZ New Orleans- most cosmopolitan, founded by french political and cultural history Creole culture- mixed race Creoles of color- free blacks early on Black codes- one drop of black blood rule European and African contributions to jazz- notation, instruments (sax, trumpet, piano), song forms, polyrhythms, syncopation, improv, call and response Storyville- red light district, night clubs, melting pot Buddy Bolden- first great trumpet soloist Jelly Roll Morton- early jazz composer, claimed to invent jazz, notated jazz Original Dixieland Jazz Band (ODJB)- first jazz recording Great migration- south to north for jobs Collective improvisation
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This note was uploaded on 05/11/2008 for the course GMUS 203 taught by Professor Connel during the Spring '08 term at James Madison University.

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