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Unformatted text preview: Vocal inflections “Blue” notes “Bending” pitches (melismas) Street Vendor Miles Davis: Cadenza Rhythmic elements Steady tempo (pulse) Syncopation Extensive repetition of short patterns (riffs) Call and response Hunter’s Dance (Guinea) One Day (Gospel) One O’Clock Jump (Count Basie) Birdland (Weather Report) Scott Joplin, Maple Leaf Rag Syncopation Al Jolson, April Showers Parlor Songs Sophie Tucker, Some of These Days Vaudeville From birth to age 18, a girl needs good parents. From 18 to 35, she needs good looks. From 35 to 55, she needs a good personality. From 55 on, she needs good cash. Ma Rainey, Countin’ The Blues Early Blues: 1924 Call and Response Ma Rainey – vocals Louis Armstrong – trumpet Charlie Green – trombone Buster Bailey – clarinet Fletcher Henderson - piano...
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