Quiz 4 - The Readings

Quiz 4 - The Readings - Pianist William “Billy” Taylor,...

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These readings were posted on moodle. This info appears only on the fourth quiz and will not be on the final exam. He is giving this quiz to help us better our score because he takes only the three highest quiz grades. I only read the highlighted part of gene lees and the little intro on all the others Readings: Gene Lees - Pavilions in the Rain Keeping Time - Chapter 51 Keeping Time - Chapter 45 Keeping Time - Chapter 42 Keeping Time - Chapter 24 Keeping Time - Chapter 15 Keeping Time - Chapter 12 Gene Lees (The highlighted parts) People wrote “naughty” songs sometimes about sex and drugs FCC tries to censor stuff The Toonerville Trolley = newspaper cartoon Record compies were scared to allow radios to broadcast their stuff, “free music” James petrillo banned music on radio People argue bebop killed big band Chapter 51 – Americas classical music Founders of bebop, dizzy Gillespie and Charlie parker
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Unformatted text preview: Pianist William “Billy” Taylor, worked with guys above, says jazz is good and equally available to all, Chapter 45 – jazz a summit meeting Playboy helped break down the gender roles of the 50’s First issue included jazz as a trapping of the good life Chapter 42 – Louis armstrong on music and politics Things he said about civil rights were heard by all because he was famous. Chapter 24 – Duke Ellington explains swing He explains what swing is, citing Spanish syncopations. Chapter 15 – the Caucasian storms harlem White people began to listen to jazz and went to urban cabarets Cotton club in harlem is famous Shift from black to white audiences, h Rudolph Fisher, black radiologist, explains cross cultural attraction Chapter 12 – the jazz problem The etude = popular music teachers magazine Jazz is a problem because it corrupts young musicians and make for sloppy technique...
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2010 for the course MUS 2000 taught by Professor Nunnery during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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