MUH8 - 60s Music Overview 60s Some of the greatest music of...

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60s Music Overview 60s Music Overview Some of the greatest music of all time Some of the greatest music of all time came out of the 60s. This was due to came out of the 60s. This was due to the social, cultural and political nature of the social, cultural and political nature of the country. In the 60s our country took the country. In the 60s our country took shape into the democracy we see shape into the democracy we see today. The music was the people’s tool today. The music was the people’s tool to voice their views on government to voice their views on government policies and political agendas. The policies and political agendas. The music helped heal the country, change music helped heal the country, change the world, and bring hope to America. the world, and bring hope to America.
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The founders of bebop, all of them veterans of big bands during the Swing Era, developed their new music in revolt against the rigid musical-commercial demands of the Big Band setting which had reached an artistic impasse by the early 1940’s, Duke Ellington excepted. THE CATALYST - More time in combos Review
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For the bebop experimenters the quintet emerged as the most useful format both musically & economically, inspiring them to ignite one of the most original creative explosions in musical history. THE CATALYST - More time in combos.
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Bebop Review Bebop Review Bebop was the first genuine avante-garde Bebop was the first genuine avante-garde movement in jazz. movement in jazz. Bebop was the modern Jazz Movement of Bebop was the modern Jazz Movement of the mid-1940s the mid-1940s From this point on, jazz music began to From this point on, jazz music began to demand talent from its listeners. demand talent from its listeners. Bebop arouse a frenzied opposition & split Bebop arouse a frenzied opposition & split the jazz world down the middle. the jazz world down the middle. Review
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As the big bands began to lose steam, it As the big bands began to lose steam, it became evident that bebop would not be their became evident that bebop would not be their only successor. Three other, more listener- only successor. Three other, more listener- friendly schools of music were emerging friendly schools of music were emerging from the Swing Era that would from the Swing Era that would simultaneously dominate American popular simultaneously dominate American popular music in the postwar era - until the arrival of music in the postwar era - until the arrival of rock and roll: rock and roll: 1. 2. Mainstream Pop Vocals 3. Latin Jazz DIVERSIFYING Review
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During the 1940’s, an offshoot of swing During the 1940’s, an offshoot of swing called “Jump” music was popularized by called “Jump” music was popularized by bandleader Louis Jordan and other former bandleader Louis Jordan and other former swing band musicians. This new kind of swing band musicians. This new kind of race music, which countered the race music, which countered the
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