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Jazz History 3/24/08 Jazz History lecture: 23 Chick Webb Red Norvo Drummer day Midterm on Friday, review session Thursday. Class Outline on D2L look at “lecture topics discussed” on front page Chick Webb (1905{?} – 1939) - had disease when he was young that would normally limit one, but overcame it. Born in Baltimore One of the most influential of the pre-count Basie swing drummers Arguably the greatest “swing” drummer “Ding of the Drums” Club and ballroom residencies: o Savoy ballroom (1927 – 1939) o Rose Danceland o Roseland ballroom “Stompin’ At The Savoy” “A – Tisket A- Tasket” o one of the top pop songs of the Swing Era” Vocalist Ella Fitzgerald joins the band in 1935 o “first lady of swing” Vote for Mr. Rhythm 8 bar intro 2 bar transition chorus 1 – A A: same B: same stuff, but different melody A: Same things as the first two A’s C: Same; Ella sets up the instrumental choris w/ stop time break
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