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    CONCERT ATTENDANCE REPORT My taste of music varies from rock to pop, but mostly I gravitate towards rap music. So have a strong taste in rap I have attended a few shows and also seen many live instrument performances as well. Not until I took this class have I considered attending a jazz concert. When I looked on the pages given to us on events nearby, there wasn’t any that seem to catch my attention. Until I heard that CGCC was holding a small jazz comb. I thought I’d give a shot and plus it…

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    On Monday evening, September 21, 2015, I had the pleasure of watching University Jazz Combos. The performance was held at the University of Louisville School Of Music in the Bird Recital Hall. These three combos consisted of the Mark Turner Combo directed by Tyrone Wheeler, Illinois Jacquet Combo directed by Ansyn Banks, and Michael Brecker Combo also directed by Ansyn Banks. I wasn’t for sure what to expect when coming to this concert. Different from the other jazz performance I attended, this…

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    The Brubeck Brothers Quartet was an exceptionally fascinating occasion. My purpose for my statement is that I have never really been to a live jazz performance and it was a new experience for me. My immediate thought upon entry was that the presentation was going be exhausting and long. In spite of the fact that it lasted quite a while it was justified regardless of my while in light of the fact that I really wound up liking the performance. I think the Brubeck Brothers Quartet was amazing and I…

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    Charlie Parker

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    The jazz musician charlie parker was born on August 29,1920 in kansas city. His father was an african american stage entertainer and his more Addie was a maid chair woman of a native heritage. As an only child charlie moved with his parents to kansas city, missouri he was seven years old. At that time the city was lively center for african american music including jazz and the blues and some gospel charlie was always around music as a kid because of of the town he lived in they always played…

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    In the beginning of the 1970's, a fresh America was going through a culture change. The Beatles breaking-up within the first year, the peace-loving hippies of the 60's were dwindling down to past fantasies, and Rock and Roll was about to have a new kind of monster pierce the ears of the youth. That monster was none other than the acclaimed "Hottest Band in the World", Kiss. Which would be absent idea without the thundering thump of the stick-wielding drummer Peter Criss. Peter Criss (George…

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    Azesu Analysis

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    The concet I attended is called Azesu (Maria Marquez) held in the California Jazz Conservatory. Azesu is comprised by Grammy winners David Pinto on bass, Omar Ledezma on percussion, Sheldon Brown on reeds, Alan Hall on drums and Jonathan Alford on piano. They plays songs from the Latin American Songbook and originals which represent the diverse musical heritage of its members. Featuring the vocals of Maria Marquez and Omar Ledezma, Azesu is a true hybrid group combining the rhythms of the…

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    Biography Of Bunny Briggs

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    Bunny Briggs always said that he was born dancing and “When [he] finally faced the world [his] legs were kickin’. Bunny was a prodigy who performed all over Harlem then on Television and Broadway. He started dancing after seeing his aunt perform with Bill Robinson. He was able to reproduce the steps that Robinson had performed with ease. Bunny said he “couldn't believe how graceful [Robinson] was, and how calm. To move like that and smile. That's when [Bunny] decided.” He began performing with…

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    Parker Chinn Class 708 Now and Always It’s mine. It suits me. Parker. It reminds me of some of the things I like to do, writing music, and acting. This is because I was named after famous jazz musician: Charlie Parker! I was also named after actress: Parker Posey! This makes me feel special because I can look up to these people. But writing music and acting aren’t the only things I like to do! I also like to bake, teach, read, write, and paint! To me, my name means smooth jazz on…

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    Iconic vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson [1941-2016] was honored in a musical celebration colored by great performances of dearest fellows from different generations. In addition to an incredible instrumentalist, Hutcherson was a master composer who left an indelible mark over the course of a rich five-decade career. Classic records like Dialogue, Components, Oblique, and Cirrus will be forever in my heart. At the time we arrived at the packed St. Peter’s Church, vibraphonist Joe Locke was reading…

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    Ornette Coleman Synthesis

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    Synthesis Essay: David Ake analysing Ornette Coleman Ornette Coleman was a jazz saxophone player who started his career in the 1950s by defying cultural, and musical standards. David Ake, composer, performer, and musicologist, analysed how Ornette Coleman created dramatic change in the jazz realm by defying the bebop era standards. Ake brings up many points of the standards that Coleman defied, such as: jazz virtuosity and masculinity, jazz performance and sex, and cultural perceptions of…

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