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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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- Spring '07