Theatre Exam 3 Lecture 8

Theatre Exam 3 Lecture 8 - 18:29 TheatreExam3Lecture8:

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
18:29 Theatre Exam 3 Lecture 8: Theatrical Jazz Aesthetic: o A style of performance and a method of creation What is Jazz? o Wynton Marsalis: “music that swings” o Swimg music is a feeling o Performance that moves from affect o Originated in United States by African Americans o Developed around 1917 o Fusion: Ragtime, blues, African, folk o White audiences did not like jazz at first… o But they did not resist African American affect Characteristics of Jazz: o Improvisation o Call and Response o Individual sound and style o Polyrhythmic (multiple rhythms at one time) o Focus on Affect (play what you feel like playing) Cast a White Net: Reading for Wednesday o Was addressing how the black arts movement did not include the feminist  movement o The author was saying that the feminist movement was supposed to affect  the jazz movement o She says that a lot of people who talk about what black theatre is, is about 
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 07/18/2011 for the course TD 301 taught by Professor Dvoskin during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

Page1 / 5

Theatre Exam 3 Lecture 8 - 18:29 TheatreExam3Lecture8:

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online