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Jazz History 3/26/08 Lecture: Kansas City ***Review session Thursday in music building room 146 from 6 to 7 30*** Kansas City Territory Bands Tom Pendergast (1926-1939) o Helped make prohibition not a factor. “storyville” of the Midwest. Kansas City Style Heavy Blues influence “Riff” Charts o Riff is a musical idea that repeats itself. 4 beat feel instead of 2 beat feel o Count Basie Andy Kirk and His Twelve Clouds of Joy (1929-1948) Andy Kirk (bass sax/tuba) Mary Lou Williams (1929-1942) o Pianist/Arranger Lotta Sax Appeal (1936) Mary Lou Williams (1981) – played the piano, started at a young age. Born in Atlanta Georgia Raised in Pittsburgh, PA
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Arranger o Andy Kirk o Duke ellingtom o Benny Goodman o Jimmy Lunceford Bennie Moten (1894 – 1935) Band leader o Developed the “Kansas City” Style Riff-based arrangements o Bennie Moten’s Kansas City orchestra Notable members of Moten’s Orchestra William “cout” basie – pianist/ arranger
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