MUS307 Hard_Bop_-_Art_Blackey

MUS307 Hard_Bop_-_Art_Blackey - 10/22/07 Bebop quick...

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Unformatted text preview: 10/22/07 Bebop quick complicated collective improvisation- Quick solos Hard bop slow tempo, call and response, mellow and laid back - more distinguishable melody, more space- drums are laid back and steady, no solo fills- piano is comping- long solos (they arent switching off as fast as with bebop)- solos are improvised but - bass solo with piano comping- theme that starts and ends the song and introduces solos- moanin art blakey & the jazz messangers Hard Bop Has many different meanings- meant to describe post-bebop sometimes called (post-bop)- bluesy gospel bop describes hard bop a little better 10/24/07 Art Blakey defined what the hard bop sound was- Played Drums o described as a thunderous drummer o kept his band going all the way until his death o He mentored many young musicians (nicknamed Blakey University or School of Blakey) - Formed the Jazz messengers in the 50s- Music was deeply rooted in the blues Horace Silver simple and bluesy and memorable piano playing (riff based and he plays...
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2008 for the course MUS 307 taught by Professor Heflin during the Fall '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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