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  • Louis Armstrong Research Paper

    1971 (age 69) Mention of jazz music, the first people to associate people, is likely to be a clown image, nicknamed Uncle Satchmo (Uncle Satchmo), little cute. He is a husky singer, with a small hand often. His New Orleans jazz style, in Dick Dixieland peiqu, playing the advantages of simple structure, dramatic works. This is Luis Armstrong. He is a huge jazz musician that everyone knows him. Each of the books on jazz music, will mention his name. He is important for jazz, classical music is…

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  • Jazz Music

    Introduction “Jazz is the big brother of Revolution. Revolution follows it around.” (Miles Davis NYC, 1959) Jazz music was brought to America by African Americans in the early 1900s. This genre of music is a hybrid between European-Western Music, African Music and culture, and later American Music. Jazz music has similar harmonic and orchestrational techniques to European music, which is where classical music originated. African music gave jazz its rhythmic feel, generally drumming, and emotion.…

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  • History Of The Harlem Renaissance

    and Dorothy West, who all wrote about their lives as African Americans living in a prejudice Caucasian America. In addition to writing, many Africans Americans funneled their feelings into music. Jazz, a type of music created from ragtime and Dixieland genres combined, was launched into the music scene by Louis Armstrong. This style of music gave African Americans an outlet for their souls to sing and tell of the stories of their struggles as slaves and then as the major targets for racism.…

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  • Jazz Culture

    revealed the African American culture for the first time in the the history of the United States. A handful of white musicians denied that the origin of jazz had come from the culture of african american culture, replacing the name with the “Original Dixieland Jazz Band” as the genesis of Jazz music. We believed this occurred because the “Superior Race” (White people) believed they were the only individuals capable of success.They most likely tried to hide the fact that african americans were…

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  • Music In New Orleans

    In New Orleans the origin of black population was diverse, being most of the time the western part of Africa or the Caribbean. It is in this diverse cultural context in which originated the appearance of musical styles as diverse as Jazz, Cajun music, Zydeco and blues. In many areas of the South of America the drumbeat was prohibited by law, in places like Georgia and it was forbidden the use of any musical instrument for part of the slaves. However in the early 19th century music festivals…

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  • Louis Armstrong And The Harlem Renaissance

    The 1920s and 30s were a time of renewal and revival for the city of Harlem. This period of time has been dubbed “the Harlem Renaissance.” One of the artists at the head of this movement was Louis Armstrong. “Satchmo” or “Pops” as he was often called, released many important works, many of which are performed to this day (ABiography.com (Eds.), n.d.). His music has resonated throughout the world from his time to our time. Louis Armstrong was one of the most prolific jazz artists of the…

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  • Jazz Revolution

    Introduction “Jazz is the big brother of Revolution. Revolution follows it around.” (Miles Davis NYC, 1959) Jazz music was brought to America by African-Americans in the early 1900s. Jazz performances were mostly in the evening. Jazz was not a revolution, it is a revolution. Miles Davis, a legendary jazz composer and musician, said that Jazz is a revolution. It left a positive impact on American Society in the 20th century. This kind of music is a hybrid between European-Western Music, African…

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  • Fletcher Henderson Research Paper

    often known as Smack Henderson (apparently due to his college baseball hitting skills) .Fletcher is ranked along with Duke Elington as one of the most influential arrangers and band leaders in jazz history, and helped bridge the gap between the dixieland and swing era. Fletcher Henderson was born in Cuthbert, Georgia in 1897. He grew up in a middle-class African-American family. His father, Fletcher H. Henderson Sr. (1857–1943), was the…

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  • Treue Der Union Monument

    Treue der Union by: Matt Whelan German Teacher: Ms. Sarah Smith James E. Taylor High School Katy, Texas In the tiny Texas town of Comfort stands the Treue der Union monument. This monument marks the burial ground for the 35 German Texan Union loyalists killed by Confederate forces during the Civil War. The Treue der Union monument may be the most interesting piece of German history in Texas. As Frank Kiel (292) points out in his article debunking several inflated claims about the monument, it…

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  • Jazz Movement Analysis

    Video Response 2- Angelica Arvizu- 14 April 2016 Jazz is a type of music that branched off from ragtime. Jazz is faster paced music that is desired for dancing. Jazz became popular New Orleans and was known as “ratty” or “gut bucket” music. The spread of jazz took some time and not everyone approved it. Jazz offers musicians to express themselves through playing. Without jazz, other genres in the late 20th century would not be possible. Jazz let musicians have a voice in their creation of music…

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