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HW assignment 07-1 New Orleans Instruments Cornet (later replaced with trumpet), clarinet, trombone, drums, bass, guitar and sometimes piano Role of instruments Trumpet= melody, clarinet= harmony above the melody. Trombone= punctuates melody from below. Drums= steady beat. Beat= glue that holds other instruments together. Guitar/ piano= chordal structure Degree of improv Highly improvised. Unique characteristics -Swinging, stomping, syncopated beat -simple melody Societal/ cultural influences Being the birthplace of jazz has made New Orleans the musical centre of America. This has brought a large amount of tourism to the area. Famous musiscians Jelly Roll Morton, Louis Armstrong, Buddy Bolten, Ellis Marsalis. MISC: New Orleans jazz is the first ever jazz style. New Orleans jazz can be described as “a meeting, and mixing, of the essences and emotions of many people, of many cultures” Chicago style (aka Dixieland) Instruments Trumpet, tenor Sax , clarinet, trombone, piano, guitar, banjo, drums, double bass and tuba Role of instruments piano, guitar, banjo, drums, double bass and tuba= rhythm section. Trumpet, sax, clarinet and trombone provide melody etc
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This note was uploaded on 06/11/2009 for the course MUSIC 113 taught by Professor Bpalmer during the Spring '09 term at North Central MN.

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