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MUS 106 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Billy Strayhorn, Airline Hub, Benny Goodman
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Artie Shaw -Brilliant clarinet player, Goodman rival -A sex symbol and popstar -Into art over commercial success. -Quit in 1954 to escape the spotlight. Benny Goodman -The "King of Swing". -Clarinet Virtuoso and most fa...

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Emmett Goods
MUS 106 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Palomar Ballroom, Benny Goodman, Fletcher Henderson

Chapter 6 - The Swing Era Opening Night August 21st, 1935 The Benny Goodman Orchestra opens at the Palomar Ballroom in LA Last stop of a coast-to-coast tour Cultural Aspects of Swi...

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John Monllos
MUS 106 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Jay Mcshann, Alto Saxophone, Kenny Clarke

Chapter 7 - The Bebop Revolution The Critical Moment Bebop changes jazz Intellectual art music New vocabulary New musical interpretation Become less popula...

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MUS 106
John Monllos
MUS 106 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Lindy Hop, The Big Band, Roaring Twenties
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SWING BANDS- JAZZ BEFORE SECOND GREAT WAR The Impact of 1920�s on Jazz -Great depression killed roaring 20s -15 million were unemployed. -Movies got more popular than night clubs. -Record Sales fell by 96%. -Prohibition ...

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Emmett Goods
MUS 106 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Chet Baker, Baritone Saxophone, Dave Brubeck
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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 MUS 106 Lec 18 - Gerry Mulligan • Sax, clarinet, composer, and arranger • though Mulligan is primarily known as one of the leading baritone saxophonists in jazz history, playing t...

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Monllos John
MUS 106 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Lester Young, Bebop, Beat Generation
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Tuesday, April 11, 2017 MUS106 Lec 17 - Dizzy Gillespie • “Manteca” - Bebop characteristics • smaller combos - classic quintet with sax trumpet, piano, bass and drums • Less focused on arrangements...

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Monllos John
MUS 106 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Freddie Green, Lester Leaps In, Lester Young
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Thursday, March 30, 2017 MUS 106 Lec. 15 - The Count Basie Orchestra • Was noted for its rhythm, section featuring guitarist Freddie Green • Green was especially noted for his sophisticated rhythm guitar in b...

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Monllos John
MUS 106 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Overdubbing, Bennie Moten, Lester Young
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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 MUS 106 Lec 14 - Glenn Miller • 1904 - missing dec 15 • trombonist, arranger, composer, and band leader in swing era • one of the best selling recording artists from 1939 to 1942 lea...

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Monllos John
MUS 106 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Duke Ellington, King Oliver, Big Band
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Thursday, March 23, 2017 MUS 106 Lec. 13 - Duke Ellington • Born Edward Kennedy Ellington • American composer, pianist and big band leader • Duke Ellington became one of the most influential artists the h...

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MUS 106
Monllos John
MUS 106 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Benny Carter, Django Reinhardt, West End Blues
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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 MUS 106 Lec. 12 - The Harlem Renaissance • AfricanAmerican (AA) artists and intellectuals rejected imitating the styles of Europeans and whiteAmericans and instead celebrated black di...

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Monllos John
MUS 106 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Austin High School Gang, Jimmy Mcpartland, Frank Teschemacher
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Tuesday, March 7, 2017 MUS 106 Lec. 10 The JazzAge, From Chicago to New York While New Orleans was the epicenter of Jazz, Other cities joined in the new wave of music AfricanAmericans moved from southern cities to norther...

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Monllos John
MUS 106 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Art Tatum
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find more resources at oneclass.com Thursday, February 23, 2017 MUS 106 Lec. 8 - LouisArmstrong • 1901-1971 • came into prominence in the 1920...

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Monllos John
MUS 106 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Speakeasy, Nick Larocca, Ragtime
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find more resources at oneclass.com Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Mus 106 Lec. 7 - Jazz Takes Root • By 1917 a newAmerican style of music had taken ...

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Monllos John
MUS 106 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Latin Percussion, Flugelhorn, Double Bass
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find more resources at oneclass.com Tuesday, February 7, 2017 Mus 106 Lecture 4 - Improvisation Creating music on the spur of the moment • ...

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Monllos John
MUS 106 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Swing Music, Tempo Rubato, Ragtime
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find more resources at oneclass.com Thursday, January 26, 2017 MUS 106 Lecture 2 Ch 2 Experiencing Jazz (1-75 before the first exam) - The Elements of...

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Monllos John

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