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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.
- Spring '07