February 11, 2008

February 11, 2008 - Rock o Each time the music was changed...

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February 11, 2008 Jazz – General characteristics Emphasis on improvisation o Based on chord progression/form o Head-solo-head o How good are you of a composer when you just have to come up with it on the spot Swing rhythm o Compound subdivisions o Rock = simple subdivisions Miles Davis Influences o Blues o Ragtime The pop music dialect of the 20 th century o Radical Vs. Mainstream o 1. ragtime (1900) Parlor song o 2.Jazz (1920’s) Ragtime o 3.Rock (1950’s) Jazz o 4.Rap/hip-hop,ect(1990’s)
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Unformatted text preview: Rock o Each time the music was changed they thought that society was negatively being influenced by Africa and it is too sexy Ragtime o Ragging = syncopation o Scott Joplin o March from AA BB CC DD (16-bar strains) o Cakewalk rhythm Short----------long-------------short Short-long-short, short-short-long o Hemiola o Mostly they were interested in African culture and they wanted to just have a good time o...
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