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Unformatted text preview: drums- plays the pulse- on all 4 beats per measure banjo- plays chords on all 4 beats piano – plays bass notes on beats 1 and 3 and chords on 2 and 4 most of the time tuba -plays bass note on beats 1 and 3 mostly and sometimes fills other beats front line- provide melodic material free polyphony (polyphonic) –collective improvisation trumpet or cornet –plays main melodic material , clarinet – plays lines faster and above and below tpt or cor trombone – plays slower and lower lines than tpt or cor- outlines harmony or plays bass lines ocaasionally King Oliver and his Creole Jazz Band Dippermouth Blues Wa-wa or plunger mute- vocal-like quality of a blues singer Stop time- rhy sec leaves out one or more beats in a measure King Oliver’s solo- one of the first great solos in jazz...
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- Spring '11