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Unformatted text preview: the harsh bitey tone of Parker. Had a soft, whispy tone. Influenced by Lester Young, relaxed way of playing. Didn’t show off chops as much, tried to play interesting melodies. Stan Kenton: Cool jazz big band. Big band from swing era that kept his band and adapted his music after the war. Lee Konitz came through him. Played piano. 1949 recording: birth of the cool Gave cool jazz its name Miles Davis Popularized the idea of jazz being cool sounded Chet Baker – Trumpet, west coast musician, most famous gig was in a quartet with jerry mulligan Jerry Mullilgan - Baritone Sax Dave Brubeck – Very popular, famous album Time Out, unusual time signatures (DO THIS ALBUM)...
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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.
- Fall '07