Jazz_Lec29 - 8 bars A Kenny Clarke (1914 1985) born in PA...

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Jazz History 4/11/08 Bee Bop Jazz Evolution or Revolution Role of the Musician Attitudes Venues Cultural phenomenon John “Dizzy” Gillespie (1917 – 1993) Born in South Carolina Bebop exponent Trumpet player/bandleader/hipster Teddy Hill Orchestra (1937) Cab Calloway (1939) Earl Hines (1942) Lionel Hampton’s “Hot Mallets” 1939 8 bar into 8 bars A 8 bars A 8 bars B 8 bars A 1 st chorus tenor solo 1 st chorus lionel Hampton 1 st chorus lionel Hampton
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Charlie Parker (1920-1955) Born in Kansas Alto Saxophone One of the greatest jazz improvisers Monroe’s uptown House and Jimmy’s Chicken Shack (1939) Jay McShann’s band (1940-1942) Jay McShann’s Octet “Honeysuckle Rose” (1940) 8 bar intro 1 st chorus - fiddle 2 nd chorus - piano third chorus – trumpet 4 th chorus alto sax 5 th chorus/8bars – base solo plus piano A 8 bars A 8 bars drums B 8 bars A 6 th chorus 8 bars a 8 bars A 8 bars B
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Unformatted text preview: 8 bars A Kenny Clarke (1914 1985) born in PA Mintons Playhouse o Led House band Changed the role o the drummer in jazz o Increased use of ride crymbal and syncopation Thelonious Monk (1917 1982) Born in North Carolina BeBop pianist/composer AKA Sphere Round Midnight o Most famous composition Famous for his use of space and dissonance 1939 Mintons Playhouse 1944 Coleman Hawkins Quartet o Flyin Hawk Be-Bop Qualities Faster Solos and Tempos Heavy use of dissonance Lesser Reliance on large ensembles Arrangements are generally headbased Greater use of improv and spontaneity Reharmonization o Process of altering chords. Melody remains the same Recomposition o Process of taking an existing song and replacing it with Diz and Birds Ko-Ko...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2009 for the course MUS 231 taught by Professor Moon during the Spring '07 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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