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father of modern jazz piano, from Chicago, from pittsburgh
School of Blues:Shuffle rhythm, boogie-woogie/ texas, lousiiana, arkansas, okla
She was a Scat Singer, came up in swing era, standard tunes and scat
4 black swing bands (Last Names E,B,C,A)
Who went from Georgia to PGH to KC to NYC
'hi de ho' man
12 clouds of joy is associated with which person? , hired mary loud williams (AK)
a low continuous humming sound.
Place in NO, every sunday slaves went to play music freely and enjoy each other, sang danced, cross fertilization
School of Blues: Sea shanties, Fl and GA
guitarist played left handed, southeastern seaboard(Fl Ga)
In basies orchestra played the drums (Last name(
'Georgia Tom' piano player who saw the light, played in clubs, accompanied ma rainey and the smith, lost wife, king of gospel
Type of Blues: Introduced at minstrel shows, first recorded by females
A style of guitar playing in which an object such as a piece of glass or metal is passed across the strings
4 white swing big bands (Last Names G,S, M,D)
Contrafact Songs created when new Melodies are applied to a standard chord progression
Several different Scales with different numbers of pitches: Hexatonic, heptatonic, octatonic
Grew out of the song sermon, usually highly syncopated in rhythm, spontaneously conceived
Father of the Blues, black, Alabama
20th century jazz clarinetist and band leader, King of Swing
Style of blues played on the piano with a strong, fast beat
Bud Powell instrument
In Basies orchestra, played the bass (Last name)
started at the turn of the 20th century, people went to chicago and NY, second wave took place around wwii
Time period: 1920s, in chicago
Types of Blues: Electrified
3 Types of Blues
Last names of the two who created swing formula (H R)
In basies orchestra played the guitar (Last name)
was an American jazz multi-instrumentalist and bandleader, best known for his groundbreaking work as a double bass player with Walter Page's Blue Devils and the Count Basie Orchest
Mary Lou Williams
type of piano music played in NY, ahead of boogie woogie, virtuosic
Who went from washington to NYC
Longest Living Piano player, from baltimore, ragtime
practicing non-stop until you become virtuosic on your instrument
Whats the name of the n***** who wrote this book
Type of piano Style, non improvised, syncopation, ragged right hand and different stride left hand
city responsible for development of swing, big bands
Who went from Memphis to chicago?
a rhythm that makes use of two or more different rhythms simultaneously
Brownie, greatest trumpet player, lived in to 20s after car accident
Type of jazz in 1940s- complex harmony and rhythms. Associated with Parker, Monk, gillespe
musical statement by singer that is answered by other singers
person who played • sax and clarinet played abroad in Europe loved by French
makeshift instruments of paper and wood; resembled a circus, not considered serious music
red light district in New Orleans, cross fertilization, first jazz style played here at clubs, Creole’s
Kenny Clarke instrument
Who went from georgia to NYC?
Charlie Parker Intstrument
1920s to 1930s- New York
Sacred or secular piece performed in an African American style to announce good news
jazz singer, broke color barrier, romantic ballads, female from Baltimore, came ot ny and worked with best musicians in swing era “all of me”
• is a political figure and civil rights activist, She invented the sock cymbal in Pittsburgh
3 Parts to a Minstel Show
Who went from KC to NYC
during the late 1930’s and early 40’s a group of young musicians got together and tried to revive interest in the New Orleans music of Joe Oliver, Freddie Keppard, Sidney Beche
1939-1940s-50s--- artists wanted to be recognized as artists and not entertainers, wanted respect
Vocal Form has no tempo, very slow, comes from hymns that were taught to the slaves by the missionaries
Who went from NO to Chicago to NYC?
Mother of Blues
School of Blues: Electrified instruments/ chicago, KC, Memphis
city responsible for development of ragtime
To know blues is to know _____
Another word for 'trap set'
Queen of Gospel
From New Orleans, played Cornet, 'Hot Blues' , jazz halls
From New Orleans, played the clarinet , lived in london and paris, took up the sax
was an American blues singer, electric guitarist, songwriter, and record producer
Dizzy Gillespie instrument
'Sweet Pea'
Ealy style of blues, Mississippi, alabama, lousiaina: Drone, bottlenecking
Thelonious Monk instrument
Type of Blues: Acoustic
Cornetist and bandleader. Mentor to Louis Armstrong. Originally played in Storyville, then Chicago:

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