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Unformatted text preview: Big Bands –evolved in the mid thirties • Improvisation limited o Arrangements • Composed of 4 sections o Trumpets o Trombones o Woodwinds/saxophones – Sax popularized by jazz o Rhythm Piamo, guitar or banjo, bass or tuba, drums Terms • Antiphony – Call and response • Library – library of arrangements. Ex o Book - • Charts • Section • Balance • Lead Player • Walking bass • Swing 3 Periods of Mass Musician Extinction (figure of speech) • 1927 – 1930 o Introduction of talking pictures o Depression (collapse/consolidation of record industry) o There were many record labels but when the economy went south, many folded and the bigger ones bought up a lot of the small labels. •...
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