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

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