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Unformatted text preview: A cultural/music Revolution and the decline of jazz in the 1960’s • rise of R&B and the Midwest labels o 1959-1960s: Motown; Detroit,Michigan o 1950s-1960s: Sun records; Nashville Tennessee • Generational divide o Baby boomers vs Swing generation • Death of jazz pioneers (1956 -1973) o Lester young, coleman Hawkins, billy holiday, john Coltrane, louis armstrong, duke ellington, Charlie parker, Dorsey bros., etc… • British Invasion – 1964 • Commercialization of music The “Hit” psychology • “the failure to ignore the difference between good records and hit records is…missed the rest of quote” Miles Davis • 1965-67 – Free-bob period • 1968- Filles De Kilimanjaro • 1969 – in a silent way o miles’ first fusion record • 1969 – Bitches Brew o 12 piece group o includes electric piano and electric bass Jazz-Rock Fusion • What jazz elements are missing?...
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- Spring '07
- traditional structural elements