Ethno 120A Study Guide

Ethno 120A Study Guide - Ellington Style o Symphonic sound...

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Unformatted text preview: Ellington Style o Symphonic sound o Texture tone o Form symphonic works Kansas City Swing style o Use of space on piano breaks o Dramatic effect o Horn section created riffling call + response o Rhythmic support Melody; improvised soloist Head arrangements Horns play contrast to solos Gene Krupa o 1 st to include black musician Roy Eldridge trumpet Dethroned Louis Armstrong Anita ODay 2 nd greatest white female singer Howard Dulany Vocalist o Composed: Green Eyes The Walls Keep Talking Rockin Chair Roy Eldridges greatest solo Roy Eldridge o Played with Fletcher Henderson, Artie Shaw, Billie Holiday o Brother of Joe Eldridge saxophone Glenn Miller o Played w/ Red Nichols/Benny Goodman o Trombone o Introduced new sound Use of reed section B flat clarinet Plays lead tone Harmonize with alto sax o Had black writer Joe Garland Wrote for Benny Goodman o Lacked black players o Composed: In the Mood Joe Garland composer Greatest hit of the century Great social dance song Large ensemble helped compensate for lack of amp Tuxedo Junction Moonlight Serenade Opening theme for Glen Millers Casinos opening night Tommy Dorsey o Band still playing Dixieland o Trombone/trumpet o Big Band Buddy Rich Frank Sinatra vocalist Jimmy Dorsey clarinet, sax, trumpet, bandleader o Composed: Blues Skies Well Get It Chloe Opus 1 Charles Barnet o 1 st swing tenor payer o composed: Cherokee Ray Noble Measuring stick Played with Billy May trumpet Echoes of Harlem Barnet on baritone sax Jimmy Lunceford o Sax, flute, guitar, orchestrator o Studied w/ father of Paul Whiteman o Recorded in 1928 o Composed: Whats Your Story Morning Glory Battle Axe Monotony in Four Flaps Chopins Prelude Artie Shaw o Clarinet, alto sax o Better than Benny Goodman o Early integration with the band Gene Krupa + Roy Eldridge o Composed: Begin the Begin Swinging style 1 st big hit Woody Herman o Composed: Five O Clock Whistle Count Basie o Every bandmember contributed individual segment o Composed: Every Tub Starts w/ sax solo 1 st in jazz Lester Young All American Rhythm Section Going to Chicago Jimmy Rushing vocals Count Basie organ Buck Clayton + Shad Collins trumpet Lester Young clarinet Freddie Green Papa Jo Jones Walter Paige If Dreams Come True Billie Holiday vocals Miss Thing...
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This note was uploaded on 08/24/2008 for the course ETHNO 120a taught by Professor Burrell&wilson during the Fall '07 term at UCLA.

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