21 Jazz 2 lecture outline

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GMUS 203: Music in America Dr. Andrew Connell Lecture Outline: Jazz, part 2 JAZZ: PART 2 **THIRD PROOF OF CONCERT DUE WEEK FROM THURSDAY BEBOP: REVOLUTION OR EVOLUTION? – LICENSING HAD DISPUTE OVER ROYALTIES. BMI OR ASCOT. Social influences on development of bebop – response to predictable melodies, see as modern artists, and WWII Recording Ban A Musical Reaction to: Big band arrangments Jazz as entertainment Musical characteristics: Small groups Fast tempos, virtuoso soloists – music was much more complex Emphasis on improvisation – evolution of jazz tradition THE MUSICAL EVOLUTION Harlem Site of early bebop experiments Minton’s Playhouse – took place in NY. Stayed up all-night and slept during day. Manhattan - 52nd Street – one block where all jazz clubs were Modern Jazz Charlie Parker - alto sax – face of modern jazz Dizzy Gillespie - trumpet Video: “Hot House” 1
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GMUS 203: Music in America Dr. Andrew Connell Lecture Outline: Jazz, part 2 MILES DAVIS (1926-1991) -
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This note was uploaded on 05/20/2011 for the course GMUS 203 taught by Professor Connel during the Spring '08 term at James Madison University.

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