LECTURE 16 cool

LECTURE 16 cool - Miles Davis tpt Gerry Mulligan –bar Sx...

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LECTURE 16 Cool Jazz Cool- outgrowth of bebop- not revolution but evolution More intellectual, less emotional, less intense, laid-back, reserved, clarity, dry, little or no vibrato, mid to low registers, improvisations are mostly tuneful Rhythm sections- less interactive, brushes on drums, etc Birth of the Cool - Miles Davis Nonet 1947-49 Inspired cool school First important album in jazz – Albums made possible by lp records First important Miles Davis album – more will follow Unusual band- 9 pieces Tpt, tbn, al sax, bar, sax, fr hn, tuba Pno, bs, dr Arrangements not like swing bands Parallel block chord voicings Solos imbedded in fabric of arrangement
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Unformatted text preview: Miles Davis- tpt Gerry Mulligan –bar. Sx Lee Konitz – al. sax John Lewis – pno Kenny Clarke – dr Bobplicity- arr by Gil Evans Varied rhythms West Coast Jazz Gerry Mulligan –“pianoless Quartet” Chet Baker –tpt I Can’t Believe That You’re in Love With Me Lee Konitz added Modern Jazz Quartet- MJQ John Lewis – pno Milt Jackson – vibes Percy Heath- bs Connie Kay- dr Influence of classical music Third Stream- fusion of classical and jazz Django-influenced by classical forms – but is not third stream Jackson and Lewis- different styles- contrast to each other...
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