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

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