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

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