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Jazz History 2/4/08 Lecture 7: More New Orleans and the first “jazz” record My definition Jazz: o A) American interpretive music that evolved from ragtime. o B) “it don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing.” – Duke Ellington “Papa” jack Laine (1873 – 1966) First white jazz musician (?) “Papa” jack Laine’s Reliance Brass Band Drummer/Saxophonist Tom Brown 1910 – Brown’s Ragtime Band 1915 – Brown’s Band from Dixieland Marthur Collins and Byron G Harlan “that funny Jas Band from Dixieland” o Released on Edison cylinder and disc Stein’s Dixieland Jass Band 1915-1916 Went up to Chicago. For some readon, Jonny stein was deserted by his band members. o Possibly bc stein had a deal and the other members didn’t want to make it big. Origional Dixieland Jass Band
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Unformatted text preview: the creators of Jazz Livery Stable Blues o February 26, 1917 o First jazz recording Former members of Jonny Steins band New Orleans Jazz Elements Instrumentation o Front line o Rhythm section (second line) Two-beat feel Countermelodies Collective improvisation/polyphony Stop-time New Orleans Jazz Band Johnny Stein (leader) Achille Baquet (clarinet, creole) First integrated band Ole Miss by W.C. Handy o Nov. 1918 Jimmy Schnozzola Durante (1893 1980) Wilbur Sweatman and his Jass Band First black jazz record Joe Turner Blues o April 1917 o All woodwinds Analysis Homophony v. Polyphony Theme development Solo breaks Musical form...
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