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Unformatted text preview: Spring 2007 Jazz Study Guide Final Exam MOON 1. Prepare for the listening portion of the exam. See Instructions on d2l. 2. Be familiar with everything mentioned in class lectures or discussed in your textbook. The list below might help you focus your review (they are in no particular order). I suggest that you have several things to say about each item, and that you use the book to help you prepare (be aware that some of the items not in the book were discussed in class; it is not my responsibility to tell you about them; ask your peers first). Digable planets - “Cool like That” Neo Swing – scaled down big band playing pop inflicted swing tunes Jet Set Six – Trombonist was Professor Moon’s good friend Chuck Mangione Art Tatum – plays the piano, was the “invisible man of Jazz” according to Roy Eldridge Us3 – “Cantaloop” opening comes from a live Art Blakey Album, based predominanty on Herbie Hancock’s “Cantaloupe Island”, album Hand on the Torch sample heavily from Jazz records hard bop – post bop style that appears antithetical to cool styles. Emphasis on improvisation, continued use of 32 bar form, rhythmic drive, explicit emotionalism, and blues and gospel influences...
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