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Unformatted text preview: band and the drummer . 8) Tag- a colloquial expression, meaning an added or tagged on ending. 9) Vamp- a short section (usually 2 bars) repeated over and over. It’s a type of loop. 10) Verse- an introductory section of a popular song or ballad, as distinguished from the chorus. It may have an irregular number of bars. 1. ASCAP: American society of composers, authors, and publishers. A liscensing agency. (BMI) important because back in the day jazz musicians didn’t get money for someone else playing their songs. Now they get the money when someone else plays their song unless the other artist takes the tune and changes the melody and adds new lyrics. 2. Gig- a musician’s job 3. Jam session- an informal gathering of musicians, playing on their own time and improvising on one or two numbers. After hours. This is now a rare occurrence. 4. Sideman- a musician in a band, diff from the leader. Makes less money than the leader....
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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.
- Summer '10