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MU239 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Coleman Hawkins, Swing Era, Count Basie

William Count Basie (August 21, 1904-April 26, 1984) -American jazz pianist, bandleader, and composer -Regarded as one of the most important jazz bandleaders of the Swing Era -Introduced Kansas City Swing on a national sca...

Music (MU)
MU239
Dr Eric Hofbauer
MU239 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Swing Era

Duke Ellington (Cotton Club-30s cont) -In 1927, King Oliver turned down a regular booking for his group at Herlems Cotton Club; the offer passed to Ellington -With a weekly radio broadcast, The Cotton Club gave rise to the...

Music (MU)
MU239
Dr Eric Hofbauer
MU239 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Duke Ellington, Fletcher Henderson, Benny Goodman

Fats Waller (Born Thomas Wright Waller on May 21, 1904, died December 15, 1943) -Askilled pianist, widely recognized as a master of stride -One of the most popular performers of swing era -Aprolific songwriter, with many s...

Music (MU)
MU239
Dr Eric Hofbauer
MU239 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Bix Beiderbecke, Speakeasy

White Hot Jazz Bix Beiderbecke (March 10,1903-August 6, 1931) -Influential jazz cornet player -First White jazz cornet player -First white improvisor of significance -Born in Davenport , low to a middle-class family of Ger...

Music (MU)
MU239
Dr Eric Hofbauer
MU239 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Scat Singing, Jazz Dance, Louis Armstrong And His Hot Seven

Sep 26th Wed The JazzAge Prohibition and the Entertainment Industry Countless gig opportunities in mob run speak-easies help mature the music and spread its popularity Jazz and Race Segregation in ...

Music (MU)
MU239
Dr Eric Hofbauer
MU239 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Jelly Roll Morton, Sidney Bechet, Slavery In Ancient Rome

Early Jazz Pioneers Jelly Roll Morton (Sep 20, 1885 or October 20, 1890-July 10, 1941) -American Virtuoso pianist, bandleader and composer who some call the first true composer of jazz music -Acharismatic character who gen...

Music (MU)
MU239
Dr Eric Hofbauer
MU239 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Original Dixieland Jass Band, Mahalia Jackson, Ma Rainey

Classic Blues -Style Characteristics -Female Singers with small band -Autobiographical themes of relationships, range off elements (Ex, types of love) -Performed in tent shows, vaudeville, clubs -Ma Rainey (April 24th 1886...

Music (MU)
MU239
Dr Eric Hofbauer
MU239 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: James Reese Europe, Buddy Bolden, Ballroom Dance

Ragtime (1899-1917) -Style Characteristics -Originally solo piano -Completely Composed -Very Syncopated (left hand-bass notes steady, right hand fast syncopated melodies) -Early pop culture dance music -Scott Joplin (born ...

Music (MU)
MU239
Dr Eric Hofbauer
MU239 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Blind Lemon Jefferson, Charley Patton, Ted Gioia
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The History of Jazz Ted Gioia Chapter 1: The Prehistory of Jazz Louisiana acted as a melting pot, becoming a place for jazz, cajun, zydeco, blues, etc to flourish A fluid and accepting area Musicians had a negative reputat...

Music (MU)
MU239
Eric Hofbauer
CC100 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Alasdair Macintyre
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Chapter 6: Supporting Materials and Contextual Reasoning Types of Speech Support Supporting materials Refers to the facts, statistics, testimony, examples, and stories that bolster your claims ...

Communication Studies (CC)
CC100
burnham
CC100 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Infotrac, Lexisnexis, Jstor
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Chapter 5: Researching Your Speech Topic Why Research Matters Many speeches just require drawing on common knowledge Common knowledge refers to events, ideas, things, or beliefs that are widely known and understood in a gi...

Communication Studies (CC)
CC100
burnham
CC100 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Sigmund Freud, Word Association, Concept Map
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Chapter 4: Choosing a Speech Topic and Purpose Inventionrefers to the process of discovering materials and arguments for a speech Questions for coming up with a topic What is the speaking situation? What topics are interes...

Communication Studies (CC)
CC100
burnham
WR 101 Chapter Conclusion: On Writing Conclusions

Conclusions ● Approaches ○ Refine the proposition ■ Coming to conclusion that you could not have come to without the rest of the essay ■ Not chang...

Writing (WR)
WR101
Wells
JR103 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Script Doctor, Dramatic Structure, The Climax

Chapter 1: Telling Stories NARRATIVEARC You Tell Stories All the Time - Our own personal stories are real; they are nonfiction. - Reality TV shows are highly orchestrated and often partially fictionalized pi...

Journalism (JR)
JR103
Douglas Struck

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