JAZZ LECTURE 7

JAZZ LECTURE 7 - swing first to consistently swing- swing...

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LECTURE 7 Jelly Roll Morton first great jazz pianist and composer/arranger combined blues and ragtime to create jazz jazz piano based on ragtime model Maple Leaf Rag - compare to Joplin's vesion Morton- swing, improv, looser Red Hot Peppers variety breaks – used more than other bands Grandpa's Spells old sectional form- from ragtime breaks always changing forward looking because of string bass- 4 on bass at times guitar Louis Armstrong greatest figure in eary jazz and maybe in all of jazz history contributions sound – brilliant, brassy, aggresive
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Unformatted text preview: swing first to consistently swing- swing eighth notes drama- tension and release improv on chords- not just variation and ornamentation of melody Struttin' with Some Barbeque 32 measure pop song form superior solo- very advanced Lil Hardin Armstrong- composer and pianist West End Blues Earl Hines- piano trumpet piano style equal to Armstrong Drama thru t and r during opening cadenza and final chorus ( long held high note) tension and release scat singing call and response between voice and cl...
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