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    Giordano: Jazz Dance

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    choreography in Jazz dance. He was born on July 10, 1923 in St. Louis, Missouri. Giordano was introduced to Jazz dance when he was 5 while on a trip to New Orleans to visit family. His cousin had taught him the Charleston dance step and he was hooked. When he returned home he soon began to study dance with a local dance teacher. Minette Buchman is whom Giordano credits his early training to. Giordano took ballet and theater dance classes as well as vocal lessons and other classes taught by guest artists visiting his area. Giordano did not take any Jazz classes because that style of dance was not a concert dance style and did not exist at the time. Giordano participated in World War II. He enlisted into…

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    Jazz Dance History

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    Jazz Dance: Know All About That You Can Jazz Dance is an American Art form with roots in West African traditional dance. It is an individual style dance performed with a rhythmic focus, in dialogues with gravity. The dance started with tap, then traveled the social circle with dances like the Charleston, big apple, and the jitterbug and then become a formalized technique through the innovators such as Jack Cole. With the demand of its circulation, studios started giving more of the classes…

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    Jazz Dance History

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    Jazz dance is often styled in parallel to the musical and cultural taste of the time providing it with its ever changing variations and influences throughout the decades especially the fifties and sixties. Jazz dance went from shallow imitations with Hindu/oriental inspiration to social dances that started in the African American community such as the jerk,locomotion, the Monkey and more. Gus Giordano, founder/director of the critically acclaimed Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago, author,…

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    Essay On Jazz Dance

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    my interpretation of Jazz dance has evolved. Originally, I had no idea what Jazz dance was or what it consisted of. After being in the class for a couple of weeks now, my perception of Jazz dance is that it is an art style that involves multiple rhythms of the body, which coincides with music. To reiterate from the readings, I believe it is too complex to actually try to define what Jazz dance is, since everyone who performs it experiences it much differently. Attempting to define Jazz dance…

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    Jazz Dance Essay

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    routine is the jazz routine and it begins with the dancers off stage. Once the music starts the beats in the music que them on. They walk out slowly, looking down. The only dancer that begins fast but slows down is the one that taught the other dancers this routine. Another beat signals for them to start. One dancer in the middle begins before the others. For the most part the dancers are synchronized, except for an occasional move that is not on the beat. The dancers in the front have bigger,…

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    the twentieth century-dance. Though, Dunham wasn’t the first African American choreographer she was known as the most successful in bringing African aesthetics to the dance stage and developing her own unique technique. Therefore she is widely considered the founder of black concert dance in the United States and also a major influence on the idioms of both modern and jazz dance. From the 1930s through the 1960s, her company toured the United States, Europe, Latin America, and Asia. She…

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    History Of Jazz Music

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    to America however at first their style of dance wasn’t received well. Some of the slaves later on went to Europe where their dancing was recognized. African jazz with European influences then made its way back to America. African Slaves→America→Europe Jazz→ Europe→America • Ragtime • Syncopated rhythms (marches, waltzes, other classic rhythms…) o Tommy Turpin (piano) Harlem Rag → the first Ragtime musical composition • 1900’s – Classic Jazz o Small musical ensemble, brass • Instruments…

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    Funk Music Of The 1970s

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    In 1970s america, music grew in a variety genres. Music like hip hop, jazz, soul, and funk started to take notice and it started to take off. Music was a big part of the world about this time. Jazz because very popular in the 1970s. New instruments such as conga, timbale, guiro, and claves, with jazz and classical harmonies played on typical jazz instruments. Armando Anthony Corea is American jazz and fusion pianist, keyboardist, and composer. John McLaughlin was an English guitarist…

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    Jazz In The 1920's Essay

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    Jazz in the 1920’s Every since World War I ended, jazz has become more and more popular. The last couple of years are sometimes referred as a “Jazz Age”. Today, we have an extraordinary specialist on jazz with us. Who can explain jazz better than Louis Armstrong? The one whose band is helping to popularize jazz and is being really influential for other jazz musicians? Ina: Welcome to Peoples Magazine Mr. Armstrong. It’s great to have you here. Armstrong: It’s a pleasure to be here. Ina: So to…

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    that are around. Throughout history, music has been evolving and new genres had been created. As of today, there are hundreds if not thousands of music genres that have been created, including Jazz and Trap music. Jazz music, which has come about in the late 1800s, is a genre that was created by African Americans in New Orleans. It grew its popularity in the 1920s when Louis Armstrong first introduce the early form of Jazz which was influenced by Ragtime and Blues. Others perceive Jazz as a…

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