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History of Jazz Quiz 3 West Coast (Cool) Jazz 1. Cool jazz was a lighter, softer, more subtle version of bebop, and easier to fo 2. Saxophonists were influenced by Lester Young (Prez). 3. Musicians didn’t like this term. 4. More accessible to the casual listener. 5. Gerry Mulligan on Cool Jazz 1. “Pipe and Slipper Music. I like jazz that is easy and quiet with a subtle swin 2. Lester Young used to get a sound on his horn that I would like to get with m 3. whole group. Jazz is an art of many emotions; ours is to relax and build fro 4. comfortable position.” Dave Brubeck 1. Achieved international fame. (Cover of TIME, 11/8/54) 2. Admired as a composer, not as a pianist. 3. Worked with Paul Desmond (Alto sax). 4. Mastery of “odd” meters. 5. Time Out – most famous album (1959) More on Dave Brubeck While jazz traditionally finds its roots in indigenous African music, Brubeck incorporated classical European elements into his music, giving his music a distinctively Western feel. He is most recognized for his piano compositions, which couple jazz beats with classical melodies. Blue Rondo Ala Turk 1. Based on Mozart’s Rondo Alla Turca
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1. Title only, no connection musically 1. Karsilama – Turkish Dance – 2,2,2,3 1. Used extensively in Turkish and Greek pop music. 2. Composed while the band was on tour in Turkey, 1959 3. Blue rondo a la Turk 1. Differentiate between big and small beat. 1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 is divided this way: 1. 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 3 OR: 1. 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 3 2. 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 3 3. 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 3 4. 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 1. Supermetric Modern Jazz Quartet M “MJQ” 1. John Lewis - Piano 2. Milt Jackson -Vibraphone 3. Connie Kay - Drums 4. Percy Heath - Bass 5. Played in a restrained, conservative bop style. 6.
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2010 for the course MUS 2000 taught by Professor Bill during the Summer '10 term at University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

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