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Jazz_Lec35 - • recorded 1949 for capitol records • cool...

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Jazz History April 28, 2008 Lecture : Capital Records Continued Jo Stafford (1917 - ) Vocalist Pop, blues, folk, comedy, jazz “america’s most versatile singer” first female artist to sell 25,000,000 records career highlights: o tommy Dorsey ( 1940-1942) o capitol records (1943 – 1951) 31 top ten hits by 1955 collection at university of Arizona Miles Davis and Cool jazz the birth of the cool sides
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Unformatted text preview: • recorded 1949 for capitol records • cool jazz style o synthesis of sophisticated arrangements and greater level of improvisation o no duplication in instruments o ca. 8 – 12 players (less than a big band) • miles davis – leader, trumpet • gerry mulligan – arranger, baritone sax • john lewis – arranger, pianist • gil evans – arranger • pete rugolo – producer...
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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 Arizona.

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