Latin jazz

Sort By:
Decent Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Amazing Essays
Best Essays
    Page 1 of 50 - About 500 Essays
  • Better Essays

    Latin and jazz music comes from the history of the minority, grew into the industry with their rhythm from the home land, and vocals created with passion of the voice being heard. In the United States Jazz grew in New Orleans, while Latin, Tejano music came from the southern part of Texas and eastern Latin countries. Both genres come from different origins and place in times. Still Latin and Jazz genre are very compatible. Before the 1900’s, it was said a musician named Buddy Bolden played a coronet, close relation to a trumpet, in New Orleans, but unfortunately there are no records of his music or this performance. Throughout the 19th century, New Orleans has been a comfortable environment for African Americans during the slavery days.…

    • 754 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Better Essays

    Songs could be fast or slow paced, lyrically accompanied or not, but all the songs included the same 4 instruments: piano, cello, Conga Drums, and a rock drum set. With that said, I believe the song that best represents the overall theme of this music was titled “From Within.” As was the case for all of the songs this band performed there was a unique twist to the typical Afro-Cuban jazz style. This piece was centered on the sound of the piano, with all other instruments used like an…

    • 1309 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    Zesty Music Concert Report

    • 1156 Words
    • 5 Pages

    The allegro tune began with the sax, trumpet, and trombone, driven by the steady rhythmic pulse of piano, along with acoustic bass, drums and Latin percussion. The brisk tempo beat is the essence of today’s Latin music and Rodríguez was one of the artists that established it. It was apparent as I was listening throughout the song that it had a kinetic melody. In most of the interval arrangements the trumpet carries the melody with support from the others horns, while the other instruments…

    • 1156 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Question 1: Improvisation Improvisation in music is making up the music as one plays, or freely. Improvisation does not follow sheet music like typical jazz does. However, the term improvisation is not just linked to music. Movies and television shows also have a technique with the same concept which is improve but with acting. Both of these mean the same thing, which is the artist/actor has the determining factor of what they will play or say. One genre that uses improvisation as a major…

    • 995 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Good Essays

    The Early Big Band Era

    • 1850 Words
    • 8 Pages

    Jazz music represents the combination of many different cultures into to one, to form something soulful and full of rich history. The basis to all music- melody, harmony, tone and rhythm- are all complex and full of hidden meaning in jazz. There are many variations on jazz as well, each full of its own meaning and its own rich history. Jazz started in the 1800s by African-Americans in the south. Plantation worker made songs, spirituals, and field hollers part of everyday life. These people used…

    • 1850 Words
    • 8 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Jazz Night Concert Report The concert that I chose to attend was Jazz Night which was held at the Arnette Scott Ward performing Arts Center on the Pecos campus. I decided to show up to this performance because I have always had an appreciation for the skill and talent it requires to play an instrument. I was pleased by the concert because I heard a wide spectrum of timbre, and I was especially thrilled because I got to hear the brassy sound given off by the trumpets. I used to be a trumpet…

    • 998 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Azesu Analysis

    • 553 Words
    • 3 Pages

    Marquez) held in the California Jazz Conservatory. Azesu is comprised by Grammy winners David Pinto on bass, Omar Ledezma on percussion, Sheldon Brown on reeds, Alan Hall on drums and Jonathan Alford on piano. They plays songs from the Latin American Songbook and originals which represent the diverse musical heritage of its members. Featuring the vocals of Maria Marquez and Omar Ledezma, Azesu is a true hybrid group combining the rhythms of the Caribbean and South America with a jazz…

    • 553 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Better Essays

    from Argentina, "the beauty of her race," who turns out to be empty and shallow, and her dark eyed beauty merely due to artful makeup. So while people in the U.S. romanticized Latin Americans, they also, using varying levels of subtlety, disparaged the very cultures they looked to for inspiration in songs, films, dances, and other entertainments. The American public was not alone in looking to another country for cultural inspiration. Argentinian people also drew upon musical styles from…

    • 890 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Better Essays

    Free Jazz Analysis

    • 1628 Words
    • 7 Pages

    Jazz music has evolved greatly over many years establishing a large variety of different styles within it. I will investigate the deepest roots of jazz and also take a look at some of the theory behind. In the 17th to the 19th century the true and honest roots of jazz music were just beginning. Black slaves were placed in the deep south to work in cotton fields where they would sing African spirituals, chants, work songs and field hollers whilst slaving away all day long in the heat of the sun.…

    • 1628 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Better Essays

    African Influence On Jazz

    • 1376 Words
    • 6 Pages

    see trees of green, red roses, too, I see them bloom, for me and you, and I think to myself, what a wonderful world.” These are lyrics from “What a Wonderful World” created by a mastermind of jazz named Louis Armstrong. There are many famous jazz composers, including Jelly Roll Morton, Buddy Bolden, and Miles Davis. Most people consider jazz being created in New Orleans, but its roots began from African rhythms. Freed African-American slaves helped create jazz at the end of the 19th century.…

    • 1376 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 50