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  • Franco and TPOK Jazz Essay

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    OK Jazz was a formidable group ranging from six to over 20 musicians produced a who’s who of African musicians and vocalists. Songs start slow with gentle vocal harmonies, incrementally building speed and adding layers instruments into funky sebenes leavened

  • everyday use Essay

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    Through contrasting the family members and views in “Everyday Use”, Alice Walker illustrates the importance of understanding African American traditions of their own culture. Using careful descriptions and attitudes, Walker demonstrates which factors contribute to the values of one’s heritage and culture; she illustrates that these are represented not by the possession of objects, but by one’s lifestyle and attitude. In this paper I will explain the theme of the story “Everyday Use      In

  • Essay on Bop Music in the 1950s

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    Beat The bebop revolution coincided with the birth of the Beat Generation. In a slightly unbalanced relationship, Beat writers often molded their poetics and style after the playing of such jazz music. "Jazz writers," such as Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg, upheld their poetic ideals to the techniques of jazz musicians, such as rhythm, improvisation, and call and response. The structure of creative writing underwent a change, as the importance of form equaled that of theme. Swing, the predecessor

  • Black Music and the Civil Rights Movement Essay

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    On July 5, 1954, forty-nine days after the Supreme Court handed down the decision on the Brown vs. Board of Education case, a nineteen year old truck driver recorded an Arthur Crudup blues track called “That’s All Right Mama” (Bertrand 46). Memphis disc jockey Dewey Phillips found the cut and played it on his radio show a few weeks later. He received calls all over from people, mostly white, who wanted to hear more. He quickly located the musician and brought him into the studio for an interview

  • Louis Armstrong: From Childhood To Adulthood Essay

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    Louis Armstrong: From Childhood to Adulthood      When you think of Louis Armstrong you probably think of a jolly middle-aged man who can play the cornet like no one else, a man who had it all, a man who had the good life. Well, Louis was not always that lucky. From childhood to his adulthood, Louis Armstrong changed much as a person and a musician. He worked very hard to become what he became and did not let anything get in the way of becoming a musician. In this paper

  • How Can Different Methods of Listening to Music Have an Effect of Transmission of Musical Sinusoidal Waves

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    Research Question: How can different methods of listening to music have an effect on the transmission of musical sinusoidal waves? Introduction: Music is a universal language. It is a part of culture that has been around for thousands of years, dating back to the first recorded German flutist 40,000 years ago during the Stone Age. Lyrics and sounds can be understood and interpreted independently, but it is how humans are able to take in these sounds and interpret them that is often misunderstood

  • Essay about Jazz Styles in America

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    Jazz Styles in America Jazz music has been a part of America for many centuries. It has influenced many time periods and ways of life in America. "'Tin Pan Alley was a real alley on East Fourteenth Street near Third (in New York), but it was never just a place. Tin Pan Alley has come to be known for an era of songwriting when many musical ideas mixed together to form American popular music. Tin Pan Alley brought together many styles: blues, jazz, musical scores, and ragtime"' (Burton Lane

  • Rock 'N' Hip, Hop 'N' Roll, and the Integration of Music in Popular Culture

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    Anne Toronto Trend Analysis Final Copy Ms. Johnson CIS English Hour 5 Rock ‘n’ Hip, Hop ‘n‘ Roll, and the Integration of Music in Popular Culture Prelude From bell bottoms to Barbies, every generation has its own distinct trends. While various fads have cropped up in each era, music has always been a key element of culture. Starting in the 1950’s, music became integrated within the American culture as the favored form of expression. The popular types of music found on the Top 100 lists today

  • Developmental Aspects of Play

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    Know You and Class Requirements-Jazz Video Presentation. Reading Assignment/Journal A-Literature of Jazz by Gary Carner Week Two (February 4-7) Jazz Video Presentation and General Overview and Review Review/Literature of Jazz (Course prep for summary and journal questions) Week Three (February 11-14) Please note that the Lincoln’s Holiday is Tuesday, February 12 so the Tuesday class will meet on Thursday, February 14. Lecture on the review of the Jazz journal, video and specific terminology

  • Miles Davis : A Musician, Composer, And Genius

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    (Davis 29). The amount of skill Davis must have had to keep on creating new, original, different music is far beyond many people. Davis is one of the main contributing factors to change jazz. He alone made his own style, called the “Cool Jazz” genre (Scarborough 26). Davis is surely one of the reasons I believe jazz is here to stay for a long time, and Davis thought so, too. In Davis’ life, he has done many great things and experienced some good things as well