MUS 2000 Basie Through Benny Goodman

MUS 2000 Basie Through Benny Goodman - Remember the periods...

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Remember the periods of Jazz Early Jazz - Ragtime, ODJB, Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Bessie Smith, Sidney Bechet Swing Bebop Cool Jazz (West Coast) Hard Bop Post Bop Free Jazz
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Swing Period Swing Period Began in the late 1920s. Pre-dated by the bands of Fletcher Henderson and early Duke Ellington. Swing was based heavily on dance music. Example - Fletcher Henderson – The Stampede The Stampede (Recorded 1926) (Recorded 1926)
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Important Developments Arranging became important. Big Band became the standard group. Consolidation of the rhythm section to piano, bass, drums, and perhaps guitar, tuba and banjo died out. Consolidation of the drum set to that as we know it today – Bass drum, snare, hi-hat, tom-tom and cymbals.
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Differences From Early Jazz Swing was played on all four beats instead of 1 & 3. Equal emphasis on all beats. Example – Fletcher Henderson – Wrappin it up Wrappin it up . Stride disappeared, due to addition of the guitar and the strong bass pulse on all four beats.
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Big Bands Instrumentation: 5 saxophones, 3-4 trumpets, 3-4 trombones, piano, bass, guitar, and drums. Capitalized on the Brass vs. Reeds concept.
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Kansas City Swing Style Emphasized swing as the main component. First great rhythm section came out of this band William “Count Basie – Piano Freddie Green – Guitar Walter Page – Bass Jo Jones - Drums
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Born Red Bank, NJ, 1904 Stranded in Kansas City, 1927, played in silent movie theatres. Took over and reorganized Bennie Moten’s band in 1935. Style went from stride to very
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This note was uploaded on 10/07/2011 for the course MUS 2000 taught by Professor Nunnery during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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