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Page 1: Dixieland ~New Orleans Solo vs accompaniment Jazz instruments -saxophones -trumpets -trombones -clarinets -rhythm section *piano *drums *string bass ~walking
Page 2: Dixieland ~New Orleans Solo vs accompaniment Jazz instruments -saxophones -trumpets -trombones -clarinets -rhythm section *piano *drums *string bass ~walking

Dixieland~New Orleans

Solo vs accompaniment

Jazz instruments-saxophones-trumpets-trombones-clarinets-rhythm section

*piano*drums*string bass

~walking bass line

Louis Armstrong-”Struttin With Some Barbecue”~Jazz Legend~Trumpet~Scat singing

Benny Goodman-”That's A Plenty”~Clarinetist~1938 Carnegie Hall Concert~Brought Jazz to forefront of society

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Ragtime is the precursor to jazz

Known for syncopated rhythms

Scott Joplin-Famous composer of ragtime music-“The Entertainer,” “Maple Leaf Rag,” and many more!

Listen to “Easy Winners” or “Original Rags”

Form-Multiple sections in piece-Raise your hands when you hear a new section.

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Generally known for medium to fast paced tempos-Music you can dance to!

Known for syncopated rhythms-Straight 8ths vs. swung 8ths demonstration

Birth of Big Bands-Lots of instruments

*Full rhythm section (piano, string bass, drums, guitar)*Multiple saxophones and other woodwinds (clarinets, flutes), trumpets, and trombones *Lots of soloists and heavy use of improvisation

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Benny Goodman-“The King of Swing”-Famous Clarinetist and Big Band Leader-Brought jazz to the forefront with famed 1938 Carnegie Hall Concert-Known for “Sing Sing Sing,” “Stompin' at the Savoy,” and many more-Listen to “Sing Sing Sing”

*Since this is music to dance to, let's move to the music!

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Artie Shaw-Famous Clarinet player and Big Band Leader-Known for “Begin the Beguine,” “Stardust,” his “Concerto for Clarinet,” and many more

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Glenn Miller-Famous Trombone player and Big Band Leader-Disappeared while flying over the English Chanel during WWII-Known for such songs as “In the Mood” & “A String of Pearls.”

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Duke Ellington-Famous Pianist, Big Band Leader, and composer-Known for works like “It Don't Mean a Thing (If it Ain't Got that Swing),”“Take the A-Train,” and many more!

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Buddy Rich-Famous Drum Set player and Big Band leader-Known for wild behavior, crazy drum solos, and Big Swing Face-The muppet Animal is rumored to be modeled after him.

Page 10: Dixieland ~New Orleans Solo vs accompaniment Jazz instruments -saxophones -trumpets -trombones -clarinets -rhythm section *piano *drums *string bass ~walking

Stan Kenton-Famous Trombone player and Big Band Leader- Known for having a huge horn section-Important songs include “Malaguena,” “Limehouse Blues,” and “Malaga” to name a few-CD to know: Adventures in Jazz

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Count Basie-Famous Pianist and Big Band Leader-Known for his works “One O'Clock Jump,” “April in Paris,” & “Corner Pocket” to name a few.

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The Crooners-Singers/Actors/Entertainers

Frank Sinatra,Dean Martin, &

Sammy Davis Jr.aka the Rat Pack

Nat King ColeBing Crosby

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Ella Fitzgerald-Outstanding female jazz vocalist-”The First Lady of Song”-International renowned for her voice and scat singing

Louis Armstrong-Amazing trumpet player as well as talented jazz singer-Best known for creating scat singing-Famed for low, gravely voice

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Billie Holiday-Famed Jazz Singer and Songwriter-“What a Little Love Can Do” & “Easy Living”

Rosemary Clooney

-Famous Singer/Actress-Aunt of George Clooney-Listening to her renditionof “Blue Skies”

~How do instrumentsback her up?

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-Characterized by fast tempo, instrumental virtuosity and improvisation-"Bebop wasn't developed in any deliberate way." (Thelonious Monk)-What we consider basis of modern jazz

*Modal jazz, “cool jazz” emerged from bebop

-Not as big of ensembles*Smaller groups called combos*Just rhythm section and soloist or two*Contrast to big bands

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Clifford Brown, Trumpet

Charlie “Bird” ParkerSaxophone

Dizzy Gillespie, Trumpet J.J. JohnsonTrombone

Cannonball AdderleyAlto Saxophone

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Thelonious Monk, pianistJohn Coltrane, tenor sax

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Miles Davis

-Remarkable jazz trumpeter and innovator-Kind of Blue considered to be one of the best jazz albums ever recorded!

*All star combo featuring Miles Davis, John Coltrane (tennor sax), Cannonball Adderley (alto sax), Bill Evans and Wynton Kelly (piano), Jimmy Cobb (drum set), and Paul Chambers (bass)

-Listen to “So What”*Listen to unique interactions of the instruments in

smaller setting, more intimate sound