AABA- form of many standard tunes. 32 bars long. 4 sections of 8 bars . includes a BRIDGE. Blues- A feeling, also a form of music. 12 bars, 3 sections of 4 bars each. Text is a statement, statement, commentary.
I got to keep movi
H istory of Jazz Quiz 3
West Coast (Cool) Jazz 1. Cool jazz was a lighter, softer, more subtle version of bebop, and easier to fo 2. Saxophonists were in fluenced by Lester Young (Prez). 3. Musicians didn't like this term. 4. More accessible to the casual
History of Jazz
Instructor: Bill Grimes Office: Room 113, SOM 578-2560 [email protected] www.billgrimesmusic.com
At the end of this one semester course you should be able to:
Identify musical excerpts from the following style per
Decline of the Big Bands
No single event was responsible Many young musicians were drafted Shortage of men caused dance halls to close Petroluem/shellac were in short supply Petrillo's recording ban 1942- 1944 Pop singers/jazz musicians went in different
Transition from Swing to Bebop
No single event was responsible Many young musicians were drafted Shortage of men caused dance halls to close Petroleum/shellac were in short supply Petrillo's recording ban: 1942-1944: Pop singers /jazz musicians went in d
Remember the periods of Jazz
Early Jazz - Ragtime, ODJB, Louis Armstrong, Bix
Beiderbecke, Bessie Smith, Sidney Bechet
Swing Bebop Cool Jazz (West Coast) Hard Bop Post Bop Free Jazz
Began in the late 1920s. Pre-dated by the bands of Fletc
Born to William Armstrong and Mary Albert (Mayann) August 4, 1901. January 1, 1913, sent to Colored Waif's Home for disturbing the peace. (18 months). The nickname "Satchmo" - was short for satchel mouth. He replaced older musicians as th
A place where slaves were permitted to dance Now called Louis Armstrong park ring shout -has a cluster of individuals moving in a circular pattern. Comes from a ritual African ceremony New Orleans City Council 1817 designated Congo square as
Final Exam study guide Spring 2009 1. Know something about each of these jazz musicians Cootie WilliamsCharles Melvin ("Cootie") Williams (b. July 10, 1911, Mobile, Alabama - d, September 15, 1985, New York, New York) was an American jazz and rhythm and b
*Charlie Christian w/ Goodman sextet. *Blues form. This is a compilation of several solos. *Each solo is introduced by a 4 bar phrase. *First example of amplified electric guitar.
*1910-1953 *Belgian gypsy guitarist *1928 - Lost 2 fingers in a fire.