04a JAZZ and Louise Armstrong Contributions handout version-1

04a JAZZ and Louise Armstrong Contributions handout version-1

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JAZZ Major Periods New Orleans/Chicago style Jazz (Dixieland) c.1900 (?) - 1928 /small group jazz; 3 to four solo inst, w/ rhythm section /polyphonic style; uses trad. Readily available inst. /marching band rhythm section, no piano /improvised, not read, oral tradition of music /no piano, except as separate entity /4 BEAT SIMPLE METER FEEL CHICAGO:/beginning of recording era (include. New Orleans groups who migrated to Chicago) /beginnings of drum set from theater work origins /2 BEAT SIMPLE METER FEEL Big Band/Swing era 1930 - 1945 /beginning of modern commercial music "system' Broadcast and recordings /larger groups for larger venues) dance halls, theaters, etc. /emphasis on homophonic texture and written out arrangements /jazz the popular music of the day /beginning of star system and mass cross cultural recognition of individuals Be-Bop 1943 - 1955 /jazz “evolution” became obtuse to popular culture /sought artistic expression over mass acceptance and commercial popularity; sometimes even eschewed popularity
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course MUSC 101 taught by Professor Cottle during the Spring '08 term at University of Delaware.

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