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jazz notes 5 - Django Reinhardt Django Reinhardt •...

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Transition from Swing to Bebop Transition from Swing to Bebop No single event was responsible Many young musicians were drafted Shortage of men caused dance halls to close Petroleum/shellac were in short supply Petrillo’s recording ban: 1942-1944: Pop singers /jazz musicians went in different directions Growing artistic unrest with musicians Times were changing This took place during WW2 Because tire and sugar were in short supply so rationed. Zuit suits stopped being made because they needed the material for the war. Shellac was also used in the making of phonographs.
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Charlie Christian - Breakfast Feud Charlie Christian - Breakfast Feud Charlie Christian w/ Goodman sextet. Blues form. This is a compilation of several solos. Each solo is introduced by a 4 bar phrase. First example of amplified electric guitar.
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Unformatted text preview: Django Reinhardt Django Reinhardt • 1910-1953 • Belgian gypsy guitarist • 1928 - Lost 2 fingers in a fire. Compensated with a new technique. • Un-amplified – unlike Charlie Christian • Quintette du Hot Club de France • First outstanding European Jazz Musician Art Tatum Art Tatum • 1909-1956 • Severely limited vision • Amazing Technique & velocity at piano • Reharmonization • Willow Weep for Me • Tiger Rag Coleman Hawkins Coleman Hawkins • Body & Soul – A famous pop song, he plays nothing resembling the original melody. • Extensive use of the tri-tone substitution. • Very advanced harmonic concepts. I Got Rhythm I Got Rhythm • Don Byas (Tenor Sax) • Slam Stewart (Bass) • Recorded 6/9/1945 • Don Byas – very advanced tenor sax • Slam Stewart known for bowed/sung solos...
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