General Intro Jazz Notes pre-midterm I

General Intro Jazz Notes pre-midterm I - Notes 1. Dixieland...

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Notes  1. Dixieland Dixieland o Front Line Cornet Lead instrument Instrument of choice in marching bands Played the head or main theme that improvisation would be based  on Trombone Trumpet Clarinet o Other Instruments Tuba Keyboard  Piano  Banjo Drums Preservation Hall- In French qtr of New Orleans New Orleans tempos tend to be slow Clarence Williams  o 1923- Group called the Blue Five
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o “Wildcat Blues”- featured soprano saxophone 2. Other Notes Mamie Smith  o Mamie Smith’s Jazz Hounds o First recording by a black person singer Bunk Johnson- New Orleans Jazz Trumpet Player o “Didn’t he Ramble” “I’ve got you under my skin”- Charlie Parker o 56 bar chorus “Birth of the Blues”- Ray Henderson o 32 bar form “St. Louis Blues”- William Christopher Handy  o Starts with 12 bar structure then goes to eight bar bridge
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2011 for the course MUSC 145 taught by Professor Dr.smith during the Spring '11 term at UNC.

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