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  Jazz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
At the root of Jazz is the blues, the folk music of former African slaves in the U.S. South and their descendants, heavily influenced by West African cultural and musical traditions that evolved as fl musicians migrated to the cities.
Early Jazz influences found their first mainstream expression in the marching band and dance band music of the day, which was the standard form of popular concert music at the turn of century.
Free jazz's greatest departure from other styles is in the use of harmony and a regular, swinging tempo: Both are often implied, utilized loosely, or abandoned altogether.
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  Jazz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/j/ja/jazz.html   (2615 words)

  
 Jazz - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
At the root of jazz is the blues, the folk music of former African slaves in the U.S. South and their descendants, heavily influenced by West African cultural and musical traditions that evolved as fl musicians migrated to the cities.
Early jazz influences found their first mainstream expression in the marching band and dance band music of the day, which was the standard form of popular concert music at the turn of century.
Brazilian jazz is, in North America at least, nearly synonymous with bossa nova, a Brazilian popular style which is derived from samba with influences from jazz as well as other 20th-century classical and popular music.
open-encyclopedia.com /Jazz   (5033 words)

  
 Jazz - the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
At the root of jazz is the blues, the folk music of former African slaves in the U.S. South and their descendants, heavilyinfluenced by West African cultural and musical traditions that evolved as fl musicians migrated to the cities.
Free jazz, or avant-garde jazz, is a subgenre that, while rooted in bebop, typicallyuses less compositional material and allows performers more latitude in what they choose to play.
Free jazz's greatest departurefrom other styles is in the use of harmony and a regular, swinging tempo: Both are often implied, utilized loosely, or abandoned altogether.
www.aaez.biz /?t=Jazz   (5103 words)

  
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Jazz is rooted in West African cultural and musical expression and in
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.
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
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 Lists of musicians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
List of musicians in the first wave of punk music
List of musicians in the second wave of punk music
List of new age / new instrumental musicians
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 jazz information site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Free Jazz is a subgenre that, while rooted in bebop, typically uses less compositional material, and allows perfomers more latitude in what they choose to play.
There were earlier precedents, but Free Jazz crystalized in the late 1950's, especially via Ornette Coleman, and probably found its greatest exposure in the late 1960's with John Coltrane, Archie Shepp, Albert Ayler, Cecil Taylor and others.
This jazz variant index site has been developed to help wayward users find the information they are looking for, no matter how they are mistakenly spelled or mistyped.
www.mistyped.info /jazz.htm   (5242 words)

  
 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Acid jazz – Calypso jazzJazz blues – Jazz fusion – Jazz rap – Nu jazz – Smooth jazz
Free jazz, or "progressive jazz," is a subgenre that, while rooted in bebop, typically uses less compositional material and allows perfomers more latitude in what they choose to play.
There were earlier precedents, but free jazz crystalized in the late 1950's, especially via Ornette Coleman, and probably found its greatest exposure in the late 1960's with John Coltrane, Archie Shepp, Albert Ayler, Cecil Taylor, Sun Ra, Pharaoh Sanders and others.
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 Ireland Information Guide , Irish, Counties, Facts, Statistics, Tourism, Culture, How
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.
Afro-Cuban jazz was played in the states directly after the bebop period, while Brazilian jazz became more popular in the 1960s and 1970s.
Brazilian jazz can be further subdivided into two most popular types bossa nova and samba.
www.irelandinformationguide.com /Jazz   (2888 words)

  
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List of early European musique concrète experimentalists (1950s-1960s)
List of musicians in the first wave of punk music (ca.
List of musicians in the second wave of punk music (ca.
en-cyclopedia.com /wiki/French_fiddling   (54 words)

  
 All About Jazz - The Definitive Resource for Jazz Music
The cjazz mailing list is a free listserv for the discussion of the music, the artists, and issues regarding the genre.
A low-volume list dedicated to the life and music of Duke Ellington, discussing recordings, concerts, side-men, Billy Strayhorn, compositions, arrangements, research, films, disco-graphy -- in short anything which will be of interest concerning one of the greatest musicians of the 20th century.
A low-volume list for jazz discussion regarding the years 1945-1960, as well as discussion of the continuing jazz careers of many of these musicians.
www.allaboutjazz.com /jazzlist.htm   (1358 words)

  
 My Home Page
The sound of the trumpet was further revolutionized in 1954 when Miles Davis became the first jazz musician to use a stemless metal harmon mute.
Hip-hop jazz trumpeter Russell Gunn has won several Grammy awards for his innovative playing while Ray Vega and Arturo Sandoval, whose focus is Latin jazz, have introduced legions of fans to the jazz trumpet.
This is a remarkable feat for a man of 83 and Terry should not have his trumpet voice subordinated or restricted because he’s over 30 and not exactly what some record labels consider the “it” young trumpeter of the moment.
home.att.net /~paula.edelstein/Jazz_Trumpeters.html   (1609 words)

  
 100 Greatest Jazz Guitarists
Jazz has had the broadest perspective of all genre's in music since it's first note to the present day.
It is for that reason that this list is presented in the same manner, with respect to all the myriad forms and interpretations of Jazz that exist today.
Criteria: - These musicians were chosen for their originality, versatility, impact and influence within the genre.
www.digitaldreamdoor.com /pages/best_jazz/best_jazzguitar.html   (158 words)

  
 Jazz Police - John Coltrane, Fearless Leader
One item sure to make to the top of many jazz-fans wish list is Fearless Leader the the new release from Prestige records containing the complete recordings of John Coltrane as a leader between 1957-1958.
The emergence of Free Jazz and the Avant Garde, the influence of modal theory on jazz composition and improvisation all sprouted from seeds that germinated in the late 50's.
The all-star line-up of sidemen on Fearless Leader includes trumpeters Donald Byrd, Johnny Splawn, Freddie Hubbard, and Wilbur Harden; pianists Red Garland and Mal Waldron; drummers Louis Hayes, Jimmy Cobb, Arthur Taylor and Albert "Tootie" Heath; bassists Earl May and Paul Chambers; and Sahib Shihab on baritone sax.
www.jazzpolice.com /content/view/6511/2   (731 words)

  
 Jazz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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.
There were earlier precedents, but free jazz crystalized in the late 1950's, especially via Ornette Coleman, and probably found its greatest exposure in the late 1960s with John Coltrane, Archie Shepp, Albert Ayler, Cecil Taylor, Sun Ra, Pharaoh Sanders, Sam Rivers, Leroy Jenkins, Don Pullen and others.
When a pianist or guitarist improvises chords while a soloist is playing, it is called comping or vamping, also see ostinato.
www.free-download-soft.com /info/jazz.html   (4897 words)

  
 Smooth Jazz Vibes
Her music was oscillating between rock, pop, funk and jazz resulting in a delicious mix, to loosen up things she performed a few pop vocals, spiced up with her hot soprano playing.
The first jazz figure ever to make the cover of Time magazine, he is the leader of perhaps the most widely known and well-traveled quartet in the history of jazz.
Jazz fans are encouraged to bring their instruments and jam with festival performers.
www.smoothjazzvibes.com   (9596 words)

  
 Cool Jazz
The term "cool jazz" refers to modern jazz that tends to be softer and easier to follow than the bop of Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie.
Therefore many people have the impression that all West Coast jazz of the 1950s is cool jazz or vice versa.
In reality, however, the label has not been limited to the work of musicians who belong to any particular race or geographic region, and the California jazz scene of the 1950s had a number of different styles in addition to cool jazz.
www.prenhall.com /gridley/cooljazz.html   (563 words)

  
 Down Beat Magazine
Considered the first style of jazz, it can be dated from as early as 1895 with the music of Buddy Bolden, Kid Ory and Jelly Roll Morton in the Storyville district of New Orleans until roughly 1917.
The music developed around trumpet and cornet leaders, such as Joe Oliver and Louis Armstrong, performed as an ensemble-oriented style, with trumpeters stating the melody, and harmonies and countermelodies coming from the trombonist and/or clarinetist.
Dixieland jazz overlapped with it, maintaining the basic structure of New Orleans jazz.
www.downbeatjazz.com /default.asp?sect=education&subsect=jazz_04   (322 words)

  
 CD Baby: MAURICE BROWN: Hip to Bop
One of the brightest stars on the contemporary jazz scene, Maurice Brown was born on January 6, 1981, in Harvey, IL.
Jazz is alive and well in the hands of Maurice Brown.
Jazz trumpeter Maurice Brown's debut release rises above to offer a stunningly strong program of original compositions without a "weak brother" in the bunch.
cdbaby.com /cd/mauricebrown   (2588 words)

  
 Jazz Mailing Lists
In a broader scope, members are also allowed to discuss things related to jazz in general, music and musicians in general, and guitar instrument in general.
This is an unmoderated list for discussion and information exchange regarding the music of Pat Metheny and members of the Pat Metheny Group (past and present).
A list devoted to general discussion and sharing the interest about Ralph Towner, one of the most prominent guitar players of the last 50 years.
members.fortunecity.com /jazzcollectors/maillist.htm   (2444 words)

  
 Jazz Police - Woody Witt Guest Stars at the Dakota, January 6-7
Influenced by a wide range of genres from classical to pop to jazz, Witt earned a BA in music at the University of Houston, then a Masters degree in Jazz Studies from the prestigious University of North Texas, where he taught saxophone and jazz methods.
One of the most eclectic and innovative musicians in the Twin Cities, trumpeter Kelly Rossum and his quartet never fail to create an evening of challenging, exciting music, blending classic jazz rhythms with modern innovations in sound and composition.
Since moving to the Twin Cities in 1996, Rossum has freelanced in rock, swing, jazz and classical ensembles and performed with the Lyra Consort; he is on the faculty of the MacPhail Center for Music as a trumpet and jazz instructor.
www.jazzpolice.com /content/view/5670/53   (1235 words)

  
 Jazzmatazz Review - Hugh Ragin - Fanfare & Siesta
The group program on Fanfare and Fiesta consists of trumpeters Ragin, Dontae Winslow, James Zollar and Omar Kabir and is rounded out by pianist Craig Taborn, bassist Jaribu Shahid and drummer Bruce Cox.
Ragin has played with jazz avant-garde musicians Anthony Braxton and John Lindberg and in David Murray's Big Band and Octet, Roscoe Mitchell's Note Factory and former James Brown trombonist Fred Wesley's group.
It feature three pairs of trumpet duets which explore the sounds of the trumpet with a pair of duets using mutes sandwiching a duet using open horn.
home.att.net /~jazzmatazz/reviews.p/R0109b.html   (543 words)

  
 Jazz Connection Magazine
Johnson became interested in jazz at age 15 in 1941, and loved all the swing bands of the period.
With the clarinet as a dying instrument in jazz groups and big bands, only a handful of noted players on the scene today are keeping the instrument in the musical forefront.
To celebrate his musical uniqueness, Shaw was invited to attend the 32nd Annual International Association of Jazz Educator's International Conference on January 7 in Long Beach, CA, as a guest panelist and to be the recipient of the National Endowment Masters Award presented on behalf of President George W. Bush and Mrs.
www.jazzconnectionmag.com /dick_johnson_and_the_artie_shaw_orchestra_article.htm   (5577 words)

  
 2005 – The Year in Jazz
Jazz at Lincoln Center’s new home with a large performance space and a more intimate club setting, seems to be taking on a strong, creative life of its own.
Masterful Jazz Again: Kenny Burrell, Paquito D’Rivera, Slide Hampton, Shirley Horn, Artie Shaw, Jimmy Smith and George Wein were honored as American Jazz Masters by the National Endowment for the Arts on January 7, 2005.
The list of jazz and jazz-related musicians, singers and industry figures who have passed on to the celestial jazz big band keeps on growing, year-by-year.
www.allaboutjazz.com /php/article.php?id=20252   (1945 words)

  
 erockmemory.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Key figures in developing the big jazz band The Count Basie Band were arrangers and bandleaders Fletcher Henderson, Don Redman and the man sometimes deemed the most prolific composer in American history, Duke Ellington.
Musicians and bandleaders like Cab Calloway  and, later, trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie and Pop vocalists like Bing Crosby embraced Armstrong's style of improvising on the melody, and U.S. pop singers seldom since have rendered a tune "straight," in the pre-jazz style.
In Crosby's mould, artists famed for their vocals rather than instrumental skills also began to emerge as great 'jazz singers' in the form of vocalists like Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holliday and later, Frank Sinatra and Sarah Vaughan, all of whom jumped on the scat bandwagon that galvanised the genre till the 1950s.
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 eJazzNews.com : The Number One Jazz News Resource On The Net :: Jazz News Daily   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Her compositions ring with a wonderful sense of texture.....Nothing trite, pompous, commonplace, wearisome...On the contrary: Her music is harmonic, melodic, and rhythmic with a wise use and effect of tension.
If anyone is looking to visit the Bansko Jazz Festival this year for its 10th Jubilee between Aug 8-13 and needs to find suitable accomodation and cheap rates then please consider Casa Milla 9, a large one bedroom apartment that sleeps 4, two balconies, fully equipped kitchen and a 24hr reception.
Tracking jazz artists across the globe for interviews is par for the course; but when the Star learned that Sophie Berkal-Sarbit was in Spain, we thought we'd missed the boat on the 16-year-old Winnipeg singer.
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 Further Information about Jazz
A list of festivals of blues and jazz.
Both are recollections of jazz experiences had by Hentoff, stories of his relationship with some of jazz's most respected players, and anecdotes told by jazz musicians to Hentoff.
It is a beginning to intermediate "how to play jazz" text, and it covers a broad range of topics from history to theory to "how to structure a jam session".
www.wnur.org /jazz/further.information.html   (2683 words)

  
 Maurice Brown :: Press
In a way, the trumpeter Maurice Brown exemplifies the state of young jazz musicians: he's trying to draw a continuous line between the music's old, fractured territories.
Brown is one of the most exciting young trumpeters in jazz--be it New Orleans or New York.
With solos described as “tonally brilliant and stylistically unorthodox,” Brown has leapt off the shoulders of jazz giants such as former teacher Wynton Marsalis with a vision for a new voice for the jazz of his generation...
www.mauricebrown.net /press.html   (1750 words)

  
 Wind instruments, Woodwind, Organs
A non-profit organization, founded in 1974 to promote communications among trumpet players around the world and to improve the artistic level of performance, teaching, and literature associated with the trumpet.
Mailing lists for pipe organs and related topics.
List of trumpeters from The Open Directory Project.
www.zeroland.co.nz /classical_wind.html   (207 words)

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