Extensions of the Rhythm Section

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Extensions of the Jazz Rhythm Section Consider the music of piano, bass, drums excluding the “horn” player. These trios moved from being accompanists to independent, autonomous units.
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Ahmad Jamal Trio His trio emphasized space and silence. Vernel Fournier – Drums Israel Crosby - Bass Listening: Poinciana
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Bill Evans Bill Evans 1929-1980 One of the most influential jazz composers and pianists from the 1950s & 60s. Highly influenced by French impressionist Maurice Ravel. (Harmonically) He used a light, legato style. Loved to play waltzes. Studied at SLU in Hammond Worked with Miles Davis on Kind of Blue This album helped to solidify his reputation.
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He made four LPs with bassist Scott LaFarro - who revolutionized the technical approach to the double bass. This trio used more of an equal contribution style, rather than piano solo with bass & drums accompaniment. (as compared to Oscar) Drummer was Paul Motian. This trio's most significant contribution was to
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