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  • Essay On Boxing Culture

    weight champion became Jack Johnson; He fought in many challenging (Chitterling) circuits in order to prove himself. It is believed that this ‘Jail house style of boxing’ was formulated during his boxing matches or surfaced during the Ragtime, Dixieland and the Blues era and no later than the Swing and Jazzy Bebop-hip culture of the 40’s and 50’s. Music has always been the cultural trendsetter and the tone of its people movement. The Father Allah said, “If you ever want to know what a people…

    Words: 1892 - Pages: 8
  • Innocence Catcher In The Rye Analysis

    (b) The purpose of this essay is to discuss Holden’s progression from innocence to experience in The Catcher and the Rye. This essay will be discussing Holden’s need to protect the innocent and innocence itself. It will discuss the way Holden views society and adults. Included in this essay will be a study of Holden’s naivety in the way he views the world as well as his own innocence in regards to sex. This essay will be demonstrating how, although Holden makes progress towards the end of the…

    Words: 1907 - Pages: 8
  • Essay On Drum Set

    It is hard to picture the Beatles without Ringo or Led Zeppelin without Bonham. These drummers many not be front and center, but they are the back bone to the band. And without the Drum set these drummers would have never been. Jazz or Rock n Roll or Pop music wouldn’t be the same without the invention and evolution of the drum set. The drum set took over a century to become what it is today. The drum set is an American instrument and through its development it has reflected the way America has…

    Words: 1842 - Pages: 7
  • The Greatest Contribution To Jazz Music, Louis Armstrong And Duke Ellington

    Jazz music was one of the most popular music genres in the 1920s and 1930s. It started in New Orleans and over the years, stretched out throughout the whole United States. Its popularity brought many people together, even through the years of racial discrimination and the Great Depression. What made jazz continuously popular was the way it progressed. Throughout the years, jazz musicians have created many new styles, new arrangements, and put this genre of music on the map. Over the years, there…

    Words: 1949 - Pages: 8
  • How Did Louis Armstrong Change The World

    They eventually were fired and replaced by the Louis Armstrong All Stars who performed “Dixieland” jazz music. For the next twenty years, the Louis Armstrong All Stars traveled around the world sharing their love and musical talents. During this time, they started professional recordings of their music which was not as simple back then as it…

    Words: 2038 - Pages: 9
  • John Coltrane Biography

    The history of jazz goes back very far, and still holds roots in almost all of music today. Jazz is one of the widest known forms of music around the world it is all around people whether they realize it or not. Jazz styles are in songs throughout a span of time periods, ranging from around 1895 to present day. When musicians break down a song into its simplest forms, there are certain common jazz styles that are present. Most listeners do not realize that what he or she is hearing is some form…

    Words: 2650 - Pages: 11
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