MUS307 Cool_Jazz Notes

MUS307 Cool_Jazz Notes - Cool Jazz happened during the same...

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Cool Jazz – happened during the same time as Hard Bop - It was a development of Bebop - A lot of white and black musicians from the west coast o Because it took a while for Charlie parker’s music to get to the west coast they  created a different style out of it at a different time Musicians during the period - Piano o Lenny justano – A teacher as well as a player Took the harmonies of bebop but had a different way of soloing over it FROM OCTOBER 31!!!!!! Lee Konitz – Alto Sax - Soft wispy sound (inspired by Lester Young, West coast jazz) - Opposite of Charlie parker (east coast jazz) - Came up with his own way of playing Stan Kenton – Cool jazz big band leader - Lee Konitz was in his band - European classical music feel with use of dissonance - He also had a lot of hits in the swing era - Where Maynard Fugison got his start 1949, “Birth of Cool” – popularized the sound of cool jazz
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