Cornetist trumpeter and band leader from new orleans

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Cornetist, trumpeter, and band leader from New Orleans; the first great jazz solo improviser, known for spontaneous, swinging melodies: ____________________ Points Earned: 1.0 Points Earned: 1.0 Points Earned: 1.0 Points Earned: 1.0 This study resource was shared via CourseHero.com
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12/13/2015 Unit 5 Test (Sat Dec 12-Tue Dec 15) 4/7 11. The greatest composer of the swing era; pianist, composer, arranger, and band leader; he had an extraordinary knack for utilizing the distinctive sounds of his sidemen in his charts: 12. Pianist and band leader, he first came to prominence in Kansas City; he developed a more relaxed, swinging style of jazz: 13. Tenor saxophonist, one of the leading horn players who developed the hard bop style; the 1956 recording of his piece, Pent­Up House, is an early example of a hard bop style that suggests comparisons to the works of Bird and Dizzy: 14. Pianist and composer, he developed a "cool" modern jazz alternative to bop that drew upon the styles of Lester Young and Johann Sebastian Bach; his quintet made several notable recordings: 15. Virtuoso saxophonist, nicknamed "Bird," he was one of two leading pioneers of bebop; composer of Koko: 16. Superb pianist, improviser, and composer; he was a member of the rhythm section of the Miles Davis Quintet of 1965­68: Points Earned: 1.0 Points Earned: 1.0 Points Earned: 1.0 Points Earned: 1.0 Points Earned: 1.0 This study resource was shared via CourseHero.com
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12/13/2015 Unit 5 Test (Sat Dec 12-Tue Dec 15) 5/7 17. Pianist­composer, he collaborated with Miles Davis on the album Bitches Brew before becoming a founding member of the fusion group Weather Report: 18. A pivotal figure in the free jazz movement, he met with considerable hostility before achieving any acclaim for his unorthodox brand of composition and performance on alto saxophone; one of the striking features of his style was his intensification of pitch bending: 19.
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