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Unformatted text preview: Juan Tizol- valve tbn, Joe Nanton-tbn, Jimmy Blanton, Harry Carney Variations on one C+R pattern Minor blues Cotton Tail- 1940 Advanced swing style- anticipates bebop Features Ben Webster-ten sx Sax soli section - harmonized bebop-like line for all saxes Swing vocal music Glenn Miller- most popular band during WWII Commercial side of swing The Modernaires, Tex Benekie, Marrion Hutton Ive Got a Gal in Kalamazoo Billie Holiday- greatest jazz singer after Armstrong Lyrics- most important part of a song Like an actress Communicated the meaning of the words Changed notes and rhythms Subtle phrasing came from lyrics Influence on singers and instrumentalists Phrasing- most important contribution All of Me- 1937 features Lester Young- mutual influence on each other...
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