African musics elements are steady pulse, Call and response,
call and respond, syncopation, use of percussion and polyrhythms.
And the European music contr
Compare and contrast the two theories regarding the Creole participation in the creation of New Orleans
Uptown/downtown theory is a creation which is made by the mixing of black musicians in uptown
2. Compare and contrast the two theories regarding the Creole participation in the
with downtowndwelling Creoles of Color cre
According to lecture notes and "Louis Armstrong: An Extravagant Life"(Bergreen),
Louis Armstrong was born in New Orleans in a poor family, h
out of ragtime? Who were the bestknown stride pianists of the
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According to the text, what are 5 of the most significant characteristics of the bebop style?
Reharmonization (replacing old chords with more sophisticated chords)
The elements of surprise/ jagged melodic lines/more chromatic in nature
How did technology influence the music of the 1950s?
There were also 2 major technological innovations of the late 40 and early
50 recording industry that included both the sue of magnetic tape
(eventually 2 inch) and the introduction of the
2. What were some of the most significant fusion bands? Who were their key
The Eleventh House (Larry Coryell)
Lifetime (Tony Williams)
The Manhavishu Orchestra (John Mclaughlin)
The Headhunters (Herbie Hancock)
Return to Forever (Chic
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1 How did the Harlem Renaissance contribute to the growing sense of black
history and accomplishments?
Black musical theaters on Broadway were popular around 1920sfrom two to
five productions were initiat
He was also the first major player to feature electric guitar in jazz ensembles. Also, Christian
created his style by pl
Essay Questions for Chapter 7 (Bebop)
1. According to the text, what are 5 of the most significant characteristics of the bebop style?
1. Reharmonization (replacing old chords with more sophisticated chords)
2. The element of surprise/jagged me
Q: How did the bands of count Basie and Duke Ellington differ?
According to my class notes, the music of count Basie is simpler. He played very
blue and have the rhythm section. He is very good at use the space and dynamics.
Moreover, he would like to foc
QCompare and contrast the two theories regarding the Creole participation in
the creation of New Orleans style.
According to our class notes, the first theory was the uptown/downtown
theory, it talks about how blacks (uptown) and Creoles (downtown) mixed
How did Louis Armstrong revolutionize the role of the soloist in jazz? What are
key aspects of his style?
According to my class notes, Louis Armstrong was influenced by Joe King
Olivers Creole Jazz Band. It was the best stuff in the mid to late
Q: What changes in rhythm and instrumentation did fusion bring to jazz?
Describe the new instrument that the fusion bands of the 1970s began to use.
According to my class notes, the main different between traditional jazz and fusion
was rhythm. The rhythm
How did the Harlem Renaissance contribute to the growing sense of black
history and accomplishments?
According to my class notes, Harlem was the central location for all black artists,
writers, and most musicians in the 1920s. Before Harlem Renaissance, i
Q: What factors led to the rise of funky/soul jazz? In developing your answer,
discuss the importance and history of the Hammond electronic organ.
According to my class notes, funk jazz is just a continuation of Art Blakey and Horace
Silver. This kind of
Q: Why did all-girl become more visible during the 1940s?
According to my class notes, there are several reasons that make the all-girl bands
become famous in American. During World War II, women took over jobs that men
had done Rosie the Riveter. This wa
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2. Compare and contrast the two theories regarding the Creole
participation in the creation of New Orleans style.
Two theories was uptown/down theory and generational theory
during the creation of the New Orleans Style. The common thing is that
both of th
Jazz Performance Concert Review Sheet
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Audio Recording Techniques
How Sound Travels
Even though Im a musician and fan of live music, I never realized before taking this class
how many routes sound travels to make it to the listeners ear. All of these sound waves, which
combine to create the to
Audio Recording 1 Paper 2
Signal to Output
Before taking this class, I always thought recording a signal was a pretty simple process,
especially with products like the iPhone voice memo and garage band. However, if you want to
get good quality playback us