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MUSIC 103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Ornette Coleman, Alto Saxophone, Chick Corea
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Folk Jazz ECM Records Editions of Contemporary Music Record label founded by a German, Manfred Eicher An aesthetic that praised the artistic and is based on high standards of production, music and artwork Cutting edge musi...

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MUSIC 103
Shigefumi Tomita
MUSIC 103 Lecture 15: Latin Jazz
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Latin Jazz Latin Jazz Umbrella term for music that combines jazz improvisation with rhythms derived from different Latin American countries Common thread is the use of straight eighthnote rhythms Many, many different style...

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MUSIC 103
Shigefumi Tomita
MUSIC 103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Ostinato, Jimmy Garrison, Mccoy Tyner
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Post-Bop Post-Bop  Mid 1960s phenomenon  Jazz based on bebop and hard bop with the influence of modal jazz and the avant-garde (free improvisation)  Musical Characteristics: o Advanc...

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MUSIC 103
Shigefumi Tomita
MUSIC 103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Dizzy Gillespie, Earl Hines, Tommy Dorsey
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Soul Jazz & Vocalists Soul Jazz  Heavier emphasis on blues, rhythm & blues and gospel elements in the themes, accompaniments and solos  Often defined by the presence of tenor saxophone and organ ...

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MUSIC 103
Shigefumi Tomita
MUSIC 103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Claude Debussy, Mingus Ah Um, Free Improvisation
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The Birth of Avant-Garde Jazz 1959  Death of Billie Holiday and Lester Young  Dave Brubeck “Time Out”  Miles Davis “Kind of Blue”  John Coltrane’s “Giant Steps”  Charles Mingus “Mingus Ah ...

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MUSIC 103
Shigefumi Tomita
MUSIC 103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Herbie Hancock, Bass Clarinet, Joe Zawinul
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The Birth of Fusion and Early Jazz-Rock Fusion  Referred to as ‘jazz-rock’ o More of a mix between jazz and popular music  Defined in jazz history as an era when elements of jazz and rock are blen...

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MUSIC 103
Shigefumi Tomita
MUSIC 103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Gene Krupa, Roy Eldridge, Saxophone
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Swing Era II: Duke Ellington and Vocalists Duke Ellington (1899-1974)  “Mood Indigo” o one of Ellington’s most famous compositions  Features muted trumpet, clarinet, and muted trombone  Cre...

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MUSIC 103
Shigefumi Tomita
MUSIC 103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Roy Eldridge, Melodears, Bennie Moten
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Swing Era II: Major Soloists Coleman Hawkins  Made the tenor saxophone a dominant instrument in jazz  Developed a legato sound with a wide vibrato  Changed the emphasis on improvisation from embellishi...

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MUSIC 103
Shigefumi Tomita
MUSIC 150 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Buddy Bolden, Miles Davis, Bebop
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Music 150: Lively Arts T.A. Nicole Maragus Class #4 Notes: Jazz 9/28/2016 - Jazz Terms - Melody = Head ...

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MUSIC 150
Heidi Buetow
MUSIC 103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Ornette Coleman, African-American Music, Louis Armstrong
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African American Musical Traits - 9/7/16 Sound Quality Mechanics of Delivery Style of Delivery Sound Quality  Focus and emphasis on timbre is common in African and African American music  Louis Armstr...

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MUSIC 103
Shigefumi Tomita
MUSIC 103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Twelve-Bar Blues, Earl Hines, Fletcher Henderson
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Joe “King” Oliver (1885-1938)  “Snake Rag” o Consists almost entirely of collective improvisation o Breaks o Bluesy notes (from bending pitches) evident during breaks o Si...

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MUSIC 103
Shigefumi Tomita
MUSIC 103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Kid Ory, Barney Bigard, Saxophone

New Orleans ODJB and Jelly Roll New Orleans  Major port city  1718: Founded by France  1763: Relinquished to Spain  1803: Reclaimed by France again then consequently sold to the U.S as a par...

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MUSIC 103
Shigefumi Tomita
MUSIC 150 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Monophony, Homophony
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MUSIC 150: Lively Arts Class #2 (Lecture) Notes 9/14/2016 ­ What is music?  ­ Organized sound  ­ What is sound?  ­ Air molecules ...

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MUSIC 150
Heidi Buetow
MUSIC 150 Lecture 1: LivelyArtsClass1Notes
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MUSIC 150: Lively Arts Class 1 Notes What are the lively arts? dance , music, poetry, comedy, etc. The Aesthetic Experience 3 modes of encounter with the arts Perception (perception = objective) Response (response = subjec...

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MUSIC 150
Heidi Buetow
MUSIC 100 Lecture 1: Orfeo quiz

Quiz 1 Music 100 L’orfeo Composed by Claudio Monthverdi Premiere: February 24 , 1607 ­Mantua Italy: Ducal Palace ­Patron: Vincenzo Gonzaga ­Audience: Academy of the Love­struck ­Original ...

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MUSIC 100
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