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  Wikipedia: Jazz
One of the key influences on jazz was blues, a rural folk art that changed as fl musicians migrated to the cities in the late 19th century.
An important event in the development of jazz was the tightening of the Jim Crow (racial segregation) laws in Louisiana in the 1890s.
The early development of jazz was racially segregated, reflecting the culture of the United States at the time, with the innovation of mainly fl club musicians being taken onto bandstands by white band leaders, who tended to mould the music more to orthodox rhythms and harmony.
www.factbook.org /wikipedia/en/j/ja/jazz.html   (1486 words)

  
 Jazz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
Jazz is a musical art form rooted West African cultural and musical expression and the African American blues tradition with diverse influences over time characterized by blue notes syncopation swing call and response polyrhythms and improvisation.
At the root of jazz is the the folk music of former African slaves the American South and their descendants heavily by West African cultural and musical traditions evolved as fl musicians migrated to the -- most notably the Storyville district of New Orleans -- in the late 19th century.
Early jazz influences found their first mainstream in the marching band music of the which was the standard form of popular music at the turn of century.
www.freeglossary.com /Jazz   (2669 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Jazz Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
Jazz is a musical art form rooted in West African cultural and musical expression and in the African American blues tradition, with diverse influences over time, commonly characterized by blue notes, syncopation, swing, call and response, polyrhythms and improvisation.
At the root of jazz is the blues, the folk music of former African slaves in the American South and their descendants, heavily influenced by West African cultural and musical traditions, that evolved as fl musicians migrated to the cities -- most notably, the Storyville district of New Orleans -- in the late 19th century.
Early jazz influences found their first mainstream expression in the marching band music of the day, which was the standard form of popular concert music at the turn of century.
www.ipedia.com /jazz.html   (2594 words)

  
 wiki/Jazz Definition / wiki/Jazz Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
Jazz is a musical art form characterized by blue notesIn jazz and blues music, blue notes are notes added to the major scale for expressive quality, loosely defined by musicians to be an alteration to a scale or chord that makes it sound like the blues....
Brazilian jazz is, in North America at least, nearly synonymous with bossa novaBossa nova is a style of Brazilian music invented in the late 1950s by a group of middle-class students and musicians living in the Copacabana and Ipanema beachside districts of Rio de Janeiro.
However, jazz's audience has shrunk dramatically and split, with a mainly older audience retaining an interest in traditional, "straight-ahead" jazz styles, a small core of practitioners and fans interested in highly experimental modern jazz, and a constantly changing group of musicians fusing jazz idioms with contemporary popular music genres.
www.elresearch.com /wiki/Jazz   (13930 words)

  
 Jazz
Jazz is rooted in West African cultural and musical expression and in African American music traditions, in folk blues and ragtime.
Rather than being a single, narrowly definable style, in the early 21st century, jazz is an ever-growing family of musical styles, many of which continue to develop.
The ability of these musically literate, fl jazz men to transpose and then read what was in great part an improvisational art form became an invaluable element in the preservation and dissemination of musical innovation and increasingly important in the approaching big-band era.
www.askfactmaster.com /Jazz   (4929 words)

  
 Jazz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
This USPS stamp celebrates the rise of jazz in the 1920s King Oliver was "jazz king" of Chicago in the early 1920s, when Chicago was the national hub of jazz.
Main article: Free jazz Free jazz, or "progressive jazz," is a subgenre that, while rooted in bebop, typically uses less compositional material and allows performers more latitude in what they choose to play.
Main article: Jazz fusion With the growth of rock and roll in the 1960s, came the hybrid form jazz-rock fusion, again involving Davis, who in 1968 released the fusion albums In a Silent Way and Bitches Brew.
jazz.kiwiki.homeip.net   (5192 words)

  
 Jazz Artist Biographies Sorted by Artist's Name @ jazz review.com
Simone Guiducci,Italian guitarist and composer,was encouraged by trumpeter ENRICO RAVA (they met in 1993),to realize his first record as the leader of a quintet, in which there were, besides RAVA,FURIO DI CASTRI at the double-bass :in the record of his debut, called "NEW FLAMENCO SKETCHES", the guitarist used both the acoustic and the electric...
Nancy Kelly's circuitous journey to jazz excellence began in Rochester, N.Y. Music was a pervasive presence in her upbringing.
Nancy's mother was an accomplished pianist and her father's love of music provided the impetus for what was to become her trademark; the epitome of style, swing and intonation.
www.jazzreview.com /article/bios_bud-3.html   (1229 words)

  
 Jazz
The music of the time technically was not jazz; it was a direct precursor along the blues-ragtime continuum of musical experimentation and innovation that soon would blossom into jazz.
was "jazz king" of Chicago in the early 1920s, when Chicago was the national hub of jazz.
However, jazz's audience has shrunk dramatically and split, with a mainly older audience retaining an interest in traditional, "straight-ahead" jazz styles, a small core of practitioners and fans interested in highly experimental modern jazz, and a constantly changing group of musicians fusing jazz idioms with contemporary popular music genres, forming styles like
www.mp3.fm /Jazz.htm   (4536 words)

  
 Can you give me some jazz guitarists? - Jazz Bulletin Board
Noj has a great list, and here is just one more, "Laurindo Almeida", and I hear he played with Bud Shank, and Joe Brown and one more fellow.
As far as other great jazz guitarists - if you enjoyed Metheny's tone and style, you'd probably love anything by Jim Hall - he has a duet release with Metheny titled, appropriately enough, "Jim Hall and Pat Metheny".
He may not strictly be a 'jazz' player, but was influenced by the swinging big band sound and made some music in that style.
forums.allaboutjazz.com /showthread.php?t=5724   (1022 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Verve Jazz Masters 41: Music: Tal Farlow   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
He was one of the first players to bring the electric guitar into the limelight as a stand-alone jazz instrument and all 16 of these tracks shine.
In an era where the sax, trumpet and vibes dominated trios and larger groups, his unique voice was a unique alternative and a harbinger of the future of jazz.
Jazz Guitar Reference Library: A list by David A. Wilson "and Gizmo the Cat"
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0000046YX?v=glance   (861 words)

  
 DefenseLINK Jazz Appreciation Month 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
As the leader of the Marine Corps Twentynine Palms Jazz Combo, Arellano cooks up a vibe that is far removed from his family upbringing.
Arellano was first introduced to jazz music in high school where he would often sit in on guitar or drums with the school's jazz band.
After reading about the musical exploits of guitarist Pat Metheny, who is at the top of his "best jazz guitarists" list, Arellano said he became immersed in jazz, which often is referred to as America's classical music.
www.defenselink.mil /specials/milbands/29palms.html   (791 words)

  
 JAZZ  REVIEWS AND JAZZ LINKS!
I know that all jazz artists probably are curious as to when do people actually listen to jazz...There are many assumptions that could be made.
One assumption is that people listen to jazz during the periods in which they want to chill, which would rightfully be during the evenings if the individual is a dayshifter.
Michael has a very smooth style and delivers a sweet, melodic stream of smooth jazz with the classical touch on his title trsck, "Amor" Michael has been around the scene for a long time as it is evident in this work.
www.smoothjazzcd.com   (441 words)

  
 Jazz Artist Biography - Lloyd Gregory releases 7th album Free Fallin@ jazzreview.com
I admire and respect those jazz guitarists and I learned a lot from them.
And on the other end of the spectrum I have been influenced by acoustic players who bridged between jazz, Latin and classical like Django Reinhardt, Bola Sete, Andres Segovia and Manitas de Plata.
His debut album Wonderful -- which received heavy airplay nationwide and climbed the jazz charts in the top music industry radio publications Radio & Records and The Gavin Report -- featured contemporary jazz with some R&B and funk elements.
www.jazzreview.com /articledetails.cfm?ID=1802   (1040 words)

  
 Chris Bergson : Jazz, Blues & Roots : Guitarist/Composer/Vocalist
Of particular note is his “Sad Strains of a Gay Waltz,” which effectively demonstrates the symbiosis achieved between the guitarist and his rhythm section of Dwayne Burno and Greg Bandy.
Powell’s Oblivion” is straight ahead bop with an emphasis on its elongated, twisting lines, while the addition of tenor saxophonist Doug White allows Bergson to explore the pianistic side of “Panninica,” finding the proper Thelonius-like voicings to support White’s soloing.
Add Chris Bergson to the growing list of young Jazz guitarists who are keeping the mainstream tradition alive and well in the ‘90s.
www.chrisbergson.com /review.php?id=9   (307 words)

  
 Smooth Jazz Vibes: April 2003 Archives
The first radio single from the collection, "Gigabyte," continues to be amongst the most added tracks at smooth jazz radio and appears headed to the top of the charts.
Classically trained, Lorber's piano and keyboards voice is genre defying; his compositions have landed on the jazz, R&B/hip hop, pop and dance charts.
Longevity and consistency are as much a part of Lorber's legacy as is his audacious approach to jazz and R&B. Look for Lorber to hit the concert trail with his band in the coming months.
www.smoothvibes.com /movabletype/archives/2003_04.html   (2075 words)

  
 No Jazz Cafe? Not to worry, there is still Traxx.FM's Jazz Selekta TONIGHT! - All Dat Jazz 'n' More!
Readers will remember that there was a promo about it in last week's Malay Mail but the program made a no-show at the appointed hour.
Email jezza@traxxfm.net and maya@traxxfm.net with your choice list of jazz fingerstyle guitarists.
If you didn't catch what Maya said, here's the "homework": Go cover a jazz event this weekend, write a review about it and send it in to maya@traxxfm.net - you'll be in the running to win one of Az CDs.
alldatjazz.com /index.php?itemid=210   (574 words)

  
 1999 Dixieland Jazz Mailing List Guest Book
However, the money made from the mailing lists is secondary to the income which is made from people like you and me asking to be included in that list.
When your name is no longer on the list, you just take the latest posting in the newsgroups, and send out another $6.00 to names on the list, putting your name at number 6 again.
This is a gripping tale of the first leader of a jazz band; from his rise to fame through his descent into madness.
www.islandnet.com /djml/guestbook.html   (16135 words)

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