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  • Jazz Music Research Paper

    Jazz is known as one of the most influential forms of music in the history of the United States. Jazz began when one of the most historical wars, World War I, had just ended. It has many origins, from New Orleans to Kansas City to Memphis. New Orleans is the main center from where many of the influential pieces and origins were located. A big part of the development of jazz came from a lot of people who went to many bars and warehouses. What had made jazz be seen as a different perspective of…

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  • Jazz Influence On Rock And Roll

    he taught us all to play jazz” (“History of Jazz”). In this quote, Wynton Marsalis was talking about Louis Armstrong. Jazz music has impacted the world and cultures, it shares in so many ways. Modern jazz has continued in this tradition, singing the songs of a more complicated urban existence. Now, jazz is exported to the world. Jazz music greatly influenced all kinds of music that is popular today. One of the types of music that was inspired by the elements of jazz was classical. “In…

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  • Swing And Jazz Of The 30s And 40s

    Swing and Jazz of the 30s and 40s How do you feel about Swing and Jazz? Well even if you have never heard of them or don't like them , there were many people in the 30’s and 40’s that were interested in this type of music. Nowadays people think it's the music that old people listen to, but it's got a sweet rhythm. Jazz was popular before swing, but musicians like Benny Goodman mixed Swing and Jazz. Both genres are part of an important part of time because they were popular during the…

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  • Jazz Concert Analysis Essay

    Introduction The concert that I attended, “Hot Jazz for a Cold Evening”, took place on Thursday, December 10. As I walked up to the front doors of the Freed Center a kind gentleman greeted me with a warm smile and welcomed me to the event by opening the door for me. Right away I could tell that this was a professional event and very well run. The event was formal and everyone was dressed in nice clothing. When walking into the theatre I was greeted by another kind gentleman who handed me…

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  • The Influence Of Jazz In The 1920's

    Jazz Age The Jazz genre has blossomed during the 1920s that has carried an impact to modern day. When the Great Migration happened, many African Americans had migrated from the South into the Northern and Western area. The known and pronoun white area had become a diverse community. The movement was followed by the Harlem Renaissance; also created because of their culture and artistic abilities such as painting, writing, music, and more. The harlem Renaissance was was the soul of the migrated…

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  • GSU Jazz Concert Analysis

    On April 7, 2016, the GSU Jazz Combos came to play a riveting concert at the Georgia State Recital Hall. Two combos performed that night; the first was a quintet directed by David Frackenpohl, and the second combo of the night was an octet directed by Robert Dickson. The members constituting the first combo were bassist David Schroeder, drummer Zach Benator, guitarist Bob Tarkington, tenor saxophonist Chris Suarez, and vocalist Oriana Wisdom. The members of the second combo were bassist David…

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  • Jazz Dance History

    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 Band In High School

    get acclimated to my life in the high school and just like every high school freshman; I’m trying to show upperclassmen and teachers what I’m all about. The high school jazz band was the finest ensemble in the school for me to showcase my musical ability, specifically playing the saxophone. I’ve spent my life looking up to the jazz band at local performances. It was my dream to play in that prestigious group. I thought I did well during the audition. I was confident and professional, and I was…

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  • The Roaring Twenties: The Jazz Age

    The Jazz Age, also known as the Roaring Twenties, was a remarkable event that began to occur after World War I had ended. Jazz music came from the South and it became one of the most popular genres of music in America’s history. The rhythm in jazz music helped many people compose new cultural ideals about the American life. As jazz was making its way into the music business, people became inspired by this new genre. After most people observed jazz music’s increasing popularity, for the first…

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  • Jazz Music In The 1920's

    good fortune, and jazz music. Jazz music, at the time, was the rhythm of the people. It moved with their joy and beat with their jubilance. But in 1929, everything changed. Tragedy struck, and the Great Depression befell the country like a suffocatingly thick blanket, smothering the flame of the American people. Despite these circumstances, or perhaps, because of these circumstances, people found the burning need to create and experience music deep within their souls. Jazz music, instead of…

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