3rd Jazz Review - Exam 3 Review: 1. When was the symbolic...

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Exam 3 Review: 1. When was the symbolic end of the swing era? Although big bands continued to play for years, the symbolic end to the swing era came in December 1946 when six bands broke up because of economic problems. Specifically, gasoline rationing during WWiI caused problems for many bands. 2. Tell me the birthdates of and the instruments that the following musicians played: Charlie Parker (1920): Alto Sax Dizzy Gillespie (1917): Trumpet Charlie Christian (1916): Electric Guitar Thelonious Monk (1917): Piano Jimmy Blanton (1918): Bass Kenny Clarke (1914): Drums 3. Is there anything that these musicians have in common? * Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker were both members of Billy Eckstine’s band and Earl Hines’ band. They also performed “ Salt Peanuts” and “ Koko” together. 4. Describe the characteristics of Dizzy Gillespie’s and Mile Davis’ trumpet style” Dizzy Gillespie: -Wide Range (low-high) -Bright brassy sounds -Dramatic
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-Explicit -Emotionally Hot EX. “Shaw Nuff”
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This note was uploaded on 10/24/2009 for the course MUS 350 taught by Professor Carlwoideck during the Fall '08 term at University of Oregon.

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3rd Jazz Review - Exam 3 Review: 1. When was the symbolic...

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