Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance

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  • Descriptive Essay On An Abandoned House

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    “Hurry or you’ll be late!” called my mother from the bottom of the stairs. “Today of all days you want to be on time.” If I had only known what that day would bring, I would have stayed in bed. But one thing my mom didn’t know was that my friends and I skipped school to go look at an abandoned house. The house was also supposedly haunted.I met up with my friends at the bus stop as usual. Once everyone was at the bus stop, we ran as fast as we could to the abandoned house. So we wouldn’t get caught

  • Carlos Augusto Alves Santana 's Influence On American Rock And Roll Artist And The Music Of His Culture

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    in 1947 in Autlan de Navorro, Mexico to Josefina Barragan de Santana and Jose Santana. Growing up he was influenced by American Rock and Roll artist and the music of his culture. Carlos is a self-taught guitar virtuoso and has played with many famous artist over the last forty-seven years and has been the major influence for the Latin Rock genre. He has won numerous awards for his music and philanthropy. 2. Career Beginnings Jose Santana was a professional mariachi violinist and insisted Carlos learn

  • The Legacy Of The Band By Paul Reed Smith Guitar Hall Of Fame

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    “uniquely blends Latin-infused rock, jazz, blues, salsa and African rhythms.” (Biography, 1) With a net worth of over 40 million dollars he can be described with many professional titles including singer, songwriter, but most widely known as a guitarist for his band Santana. Santana, described as a Latin Rock band was formed in 1966 in San Francisco, California. The band 's success would be obvious to music lovers all throughout America after their psychedelic performance of “Soul Sacrifice” at the 1969

  • Rock And Roll: A Brief History Of Fusion Music

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    Fusion music is defined as a combination of different types of genera’s that includes funk, rock, rhythm, blues, and Latin jazz. It was back in 1970s when it became a more enjoyed genera as it became a new music style that the public began to enjoy more. During the decay of the 1970’s fusion music was already a recognised genera in the 1950s and 1960s and it was an important topic in the music industry, as it was becoming more popular to the world. The word fusion had remained so generously used

  • Taking a Look at Blood, Sweat and Tears

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    of internal conflicts and grotesque career moves. It could almost sound funny, talking about a group that sold close to six million records in three years and then squandered all of that momentum. They fused a rock & roll rhythm section to a horn section, held out the promise of a jazz-rock fusion that could storm the pop charts. The band was organized in New York in 1967. Al Kooper (born February 5, 1944, NY). He was an ex member of the Blues Project, in need of money and a fresh start in music

  • Jamaican Music: Reggae Essay

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    Research Paper Bob Marley was the person who made Reggae a worldwide phenomena. Bob Marley was very succesful in the 1970s and it didn't take much time afore reggae became a genre of music. As a result of the development in Jamaica reggae was introduced. Everything commenced with ska and the rocksteady. Jamaica had made an astronomically immense impact on music worldwide in the last 60 years, it developed dramatically and impacted an abundance of people. People in Jamaica commenced to go to the

  • Beatles Thesis

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    The Beatles Music has impacted human lives all throughout history, whether it has been a simple thing like someone playing their guitar in the streets or an overcrowded performance by an artist. The reason behind this is because music has been able to express emotions that many can’t express into words and it has grown so much throughout the years that it has exponentially become a statement for those trying to impact others. A great example of a group, who was able to influence not only lives,

  • Mr. Davis, An Inspirational Jazz Musician That Paved The World Of Music

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    Countless awards for best Trumpet player, countless Grammy awards Best Jazz performance; with all these awards, you would think Miles Davis is considered a legendary icon and one of the greatest things to happen to the music industry. Mr. Davis and his team were setting revolutionizing the world of music. Mr. Davis was an inspirational jazz musician that paved the way for future musicians and artists. Miles Dewey Davis was born on May 26, 1926 in the great state of Illinois. The 20th century

  • Frank Sinatra Essay example

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    generation. American singers - Bing Crosby and Billie Holiday, influenced Frank Sinatra. Sinatra then developed a signature vocal phrasing in his music that influenced generations of popular vocalists. Sinatra anticipated the decline of big-band instrumental jazz music, and helped establish an enthusiastic climate for popular singers. One of the songs Frank Sinatra is most known for singing is the hit My Way. Frank Sinatra’s career began after he signed his first performing contract, when he

  • Research Paper Dave Matthews

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    travels) just gave me a wider pool of listening" (dmband.com). The only option for Matthews was to find the best musicians around and surround him with them. The Dave Matthews Band formed in Charlottesville, Virginia, in early 1991, when Matthews decided to put some songs he had written on tape. Instead of simply recording himself with a guitar, he instead decided to bring in some instrumental help to give his musical ideas more depth. His first move was finding the right people to play the parts

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