Jazz Concert Review Essay

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Jazz Concert Review

I enjoy and listen to variety of music from classical music to rap music. I have attended many concerts, mostly symphony bands concerts. However, interestingly, through whole my life, I have never experienced jazz music and I have never been to jazz concert. Therefore, it was hard for me to decide which jazz concerts would give me most pleasure and exciting experience. I researched for jazz concerts listing and I have decided to go to the Ron Eschete Trio Concerts because it was held closed to my house and was free.

Compared to all the other concerts that I have gone to, the Ron Eschete Trio concert was a definite change in atmosphere. On February 23, 20001 I attended a concert held at Ahmnson Building in Los
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This would not be acceptable in the concert I have attended, but no one seemed to mind in this jazz concert.

In the class, I have heard many jazz songs such as Groovin? high by Dizzy Gillespie, Koko by Charlie Parker, Misterioso by Monk, and Jeru by Miles Davis. All these songs were played with instrument such as trumpet, saxophone, drums and bass. Therefore, I expected the musicians with saxophone and trumpet. However, Ron Eschete Trio only had guitars and drums. I have only seen those guitars from the rock musicians. So, I was very curious to hear what kind of sound electronic guitar would make to play jazz music.

As they started to play the music, I was surprised that electronic guitar could make such a sound. Especially, Ron Eschete was amazing how he could make various sounds. He was playing guitar but it sounded like sometimes tenor saxophone and sometimes piano. Overall, their music sounded very mellow and tender. And it was very fast tempo. Although it was very mellow and tender, the fast tempo made song very interesting and kept audience going.

During the concert, I tried to sense how they were communicating each other. They weren?t talking to each other and did not give even eye contact to each other. One thing I noticed was that they were feeling rhythm of the song with their body by nodding their head and tapping their foot. They also seemed to

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