Jazz Notes 8_24 - Jazz poly rhythms syncopation blue notes...

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Jazz - poly rhythms - syncopation - blue notes - playing behind the beat - a performers art - Swing - how u define the Big Band Era - The easy quality of rhythmic propulsion - Characteristics - Consistent tempo - Rhythmic lilt - energy that makes a listener want 2 respond - use of syncopated rhythms - tensions a release Elements Of Music - scale - melody - harmony - voicing - timber - dynamics - rhythm - the beat - tempo - meter - instrumentation Jazz Rhythm Section - Bass - time keeper - Piano/Guitar - Drums - provides accents & colors - Form - Chorus - 1 cycle through a piece of music - Improvisation ART DOESNT EXIST IN AFRICAN MUSIC - the drum dominates African music - Tonal Manipulation CHARICTERISTICS - Poly-rhthm - pitch inflection - steady tempo - repitition - call & response FOLK MUISC
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- slightly behind the beat - pitch inflection (3 rd th ) - syncretism - combination of religion Slaves & free blacks party once a week in Congo Square African American Music - Functional - express an attitude reflective of some aspect of life - Minstrel-Show - Stephen Foster - James Bland - Work Songs - Double Entendre - Blues - personal issues
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2012 for the course MUSIC 4500 taught by Professor Davidfrackenpohl during the Spring '12 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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Jazz Notes 8_24 - Jazz poly rhythms syncopation blue notes...

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