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  • Jazz Compare And Contrast Essay

    Jazz Compare and Contrast Jazz was the music of the 20’s people who listened to it back then were considered rebels. The artists that really got the ball rolling with this new sound was Jelly Roll Morton, Joe King Oliver, Sidney Bichet, Louis Armstrong, and Duke Ellington. These men changed the way people looked at music for ever. They come from different backgrounds but impact the music world in a long lasting way, which leads to their own situations by the end of their careers. These artists…

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  • Virtual Jazz Concert Analysis

    For my own virtual jazz band, I wanted to try and pick jazz musicians who could mend well with a dance or a swing band. Max Roach on drums, Charles Mingus on bass, Benny Goodman on clarinet, Lester Young on tenor sax, Cannonball Adderly on alto sax, Joe “Tricky Sam” Nanton on trombone, Dizzy Gillespie on trumpet, Ella Fitzgerald and Cab Calloway as singers, and Duke Ellington on piano and as the bandleader. The group would have the style of early 20th century dance bands and do a live…

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  • Glenn Miller's Jazz Standards

    Jazz began in the late 18th century in African-American communities in New Orleans. Soon these vocal tunes made by African-Americans turned into piano songs, and soon enough evolved into the Jazz we know and love today. In modern Jazz, there are pieces that are considered “Jazz Standards”, one major contributor to these standards is the trombone player and Big Band Jazz composer, Glenn Miller. Glenn Miller lived a short yet interesting life, he differed from his competitors and left a dazzling…

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  • Jazz Music Concert Report

    name of the song or artist, but I paid attention to the piece. Furthermore, I was a referential listener because I pictured some scenes while listening to the jazz music. When the trumpet played, it reminded me of a scene where a band is playing jazz music in the background at a bar and people are dancing to the beat and melody of the jazz music. The performance played 7 pieces: “Beautiful Love” by Victor Young, “Alice and Wonderland” by Sammy Fain, “Truth and Beauty” by Sam Yahel, “Misty” by…

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  • Real Jazz Concert Essay

    The first real jazz concert that I saw was a Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola. Now this may not be one of the most ideal spots to listen to jazz but it’s still an experience I will never forget. I attended one of the late night sessions which began around 11pm. The featured musician that was going to play was Josh Bruneau. After some research I found that Josh Bruneau is a fairly new jazz musician. Although he has been playing jazz for a long time he wasn’t recognized until the release of his…

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  • Harlem Renaissance Impact On Jazz

    The Great Migration positively affected the development of jazz. Due to the increase in job opportunities brought to American Americas through the Great Migration, many were able to buy records and listen to them at their houses, along with being able to buy musical instruments. During the migration, many musicians were able to gain better education, which ultimately increased their musical abilities. Throughout the Great Migration, many African Americans began composing “freedom songs” which…

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  • Jazz Choir Research Paper

    This choir program has helped me to realize it is music and singing. Although the main choir program is important to me, the jazz and chamber choirs are what sparked my interest. Jazz has always been one of my favorite genres of music and the people in this choir are great and it’s like a family. Jazz choir makes it fun to sing songs about chili or to count by fives for a jazz concert. Chamber is choir that reminds me…

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  • Jazz And Classical Music Analysis

    the jazz, behaved like another person. Surprisingly, he played Beethoven’s masterpieces and intoxicated jazz music equally well. It made people wonder, how would that be by mixing jazz and classical music? In the article “Jazz, America’s Classical Music”, Dr. Billy Taylor introduces jazz music’s African American slave origin and its evolution over time. He states that jazz music is the fusion of mixed culture and conveys the American ideology. On the contrary, in the article “Don't Call Jazz…

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  • Jazz Concert Review Essay

    For the Jazz Concert that I attended I saw the Nico Lembo Trio perform at Venkman’s in the Historic Fourth Ward of Atlanta. The Trio, consisting of drums, trombone, and electronic keyboard, had a sound that was heavily inspired by the “Cool Style” of Jazz in the early 1950’s with some hints of John Coltrane inspired Free Jazz elements. Throughout most of the performance the Trio played traditional instrumental jazz including classic songs by artists such as Miles Davis along with some original…

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  • Jazz Music's Influence On Popular Music

    Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary Jazz is “a type of music with strong rhythms, in which the players often improvise (= make up the music as they are playing), originally created by African American musicians.” Jazz music is regarded as unique by Jazz musicians and listeners. While some may be skeptical, in fact, Jazz is very different from other styles of music and it has had a big influence on popular music. An extremely relevant feature that makes Jazz so different is that unlike…

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