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    History of American Jazz Appendix A: Understanding Jazz -Americas art form -European- African musical traditions -Hard to define Defining Jazz Improvisation- spontaneous and simultaneous composing and performing Rhythm- a unique interaction with time involving: -syncopation‚ -jazz swing rhythm Dissonance- extending common rules of music; “pushing the envelope” Jazz interpretation- a unique way of producing sound and phrasing melodies Interaction- listening to and reacting to musical

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    Lm89Jazz Jazz is a genre of music that originated in African American communities during the late 19th and early 20th century. It emerged in many parts of the United States in the form of independent popular musical styles‚ and it is linked with African American and European American music. Jazz since its birth have changed and faced with improvisations starting from ragtime till the modern style of the jazz. The birth of Jazz in the multicultural society of America has led intellectuals from around

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    Jazz Concert Review #2 I attended a jazz concert on November 3rd at the Frontenac Grill. The band‚ Joe Bozzi and I‚ played all kinds of music for us while this place was filled with various groups of people eating‚ drinking and chatting. This band played their songs by using three guitars‚ drums‚ saxophone‚ trumpet‚ xylophone and the piano throughout the whole entire time. The first song called‚ “Through the Eyes of Love‚” was played from the movie called The Ice Castles. This song started off

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    The History Of Jazz

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    Jazz is a mix of music from marching bands as well as blues and Ragtime. Jazz is a type of music genre that has black American origin and is characterized by a regular or forceful rhythm‚ improvisation‚ and syncopation. Jazz’s most common instruments are brass and woodwind instruments and piano although the guitar and violin are occasionally used. Some different styles of Jazz are Dixieland‚ swing‚ bebop‚ and free jazz. The history of Jazz started in the South in the United States. The foundation

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    The Jazz Age

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    The Jazz music of the Big Band Era was the peak of over thirty years of musical development. Jazz was so innovative and different that it could literally sweep the world‚ changing the musical styles of nearly every country. Big band Jazz that makes the feet tap and the heart race with excitement that it is recognized with nearly every type of music. The musical and cultural revolution that brought about Jazz was a direct result of African-Americans pursuing careers in the arts following the United

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    Jazz and Blues

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    Blues and Jazz are different in several major ways. I. Blues and Jazz are different in terms of feeling. A. By performing or listening to the Blues‚ one is able to overcome sadness. 1. Blues is based on the music of African-American playing to express longing for better life and lost loves‚ jobs‚ and money. 2. Because African-American‚ in the past‚ did not know about music theory‚ they played out of major scale notes‚ and therefore‚ makes the feeling of sadness. B. Jazz sparks

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    The Jazz Anecdotes by Bill Crow covers in detail about the History‚ definition‚ figures and in general in depth understanding of Jazz music. It’s Impossible to describe and name all the figures in a two page short essay‚ but I’ll do my best to fit as much as possible. According to the book: at first‚ the idea of pep and having a good time which was a Victorian morality against rebellion mentality shaped the idea of jazz. It became a rich and formal tradition of American music. Ragtime which was

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    The Jazz Age

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    The Jazz Age was a defining point in the history of America. This point in time defined the clear division between the older and younger generations of America. The Jazz Age was more than just a time period but a cultural movement. Although African-Americans receive credit for the introduction of this music into America‚ it had quickly expanded to the white middle class and further erupted from there. The introduction of this new style of music resulted in the younger generation of America at the

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    Jazz Fusion

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    The controversy involving the question of Fusions belonging in the Jazz genre parallels the age old question concerning new forms of music fitting into existing musical paradigms. In examining the question of Fusion belonging to the Jazz genre‚ one observes that various critics in the jazz community perceived jazz music "as” high art” in contrast with the more commercial and less sophisticated rock music which Fusion merges with. “It is just noise‚” it has no melody” and “you cannot have artistic

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    The History of Jazz

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    The History Of Jazz The first jazz was played in the early 20th century. The work chants and folk music of black Americans are among the sources of jazz‚ which reflects the rhythms and expressions of West African song. Ragtime‚ an Afro-American music that first appeared in the 1890s‚ was composed for the piano‚ and each rag is a composition with several themes. The leading ragtime composer was Scott Joplin. The first improvising jazz musician was the cornetist Buddy Bolden‚ leader of a band in

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