All of the following are Harlem Stride Piano Players except?
James P. Johnson
Thomas Fats Waller
Willie The Lion Smith
Sometimes called the Father of Jazz Piano because he was one of the first pianists to
synthesize the blues, ragti
the distinctive characteristicof the New Orleans Style of jazz in which the front line instruments
improvise simultaneously. see text reference page 38, 40, 54, 55, 141, and 162.
Creoles of Color
people in New Orleans with a Eur
Chapter 5 Notes
New York and Kansas City
During the late 1920s and early 1930s, a number of social and economic forces were coming
together that would ultimately transform pop culture in America. During these pre-swing era
years, the music business was ra
The Swing Era
Jazz became the cornerstone of popular culture during the period of time known as the swing
era. Between 1935 and 1946, jazz, or swing as it came to be called, was more popular than
anytime in its history, and it influenced clothin
The 1920s were a time of rapid change in America. As World War I came to an end, a new spirit
of moving forward was eminent. There was new technology talking motion pictures, radio,
automobiles, and phonograph records. Our heroes were named Lind
History of Jazz/MUH4016
Chapter 3 Notes
At the turn of the century, the first stirrings of the music that was eventually called jazz were
coming out of the Southern and middle states.
New Orleans with its exotic mix of culture and ethnicity, was an import
Chapter 2: African Music and the Pre-Jazz Era
12-Bar Form: The standard blues form, which uses 12 bars or measures for each verse. see text
reference page 20 and 64
AAB Lyric Form: Over the 12-bar form, three phrases are sung, the first two be
Chapter 1: Understanding and Defining Jazz
Backbeat: beats two and four of each measure.
Bar/Measure: repeated groupings that beats are organized into.
Beat/Pulse: fundamental beat driving the music that creates the tempo.
Changes: the sequentia