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  • 1. Progression of Jazz Instruments A Closer Look at the Change in Use of Instruments during the 1930s
  • 2. Instruments Back to Home Trumpet
  • 3. Trumpet Information from Jazz Musical Instruments @ About.com • History of the Trumpet – Used in orchestras in 1800s • Had crooks to control notes • Harder to play and quieter – Jazz Era http://musiced.about.com/od/musicinstrume nts/ig/Jazz-Musical-Instruments/trumpet.htm • Used valves instead of crooks • Louder and easier to control • Louis Armstrong- famous for loud trumpeting and unique singing voice – Composed great arrangements of music Home Back to Instruments Saxophone
  • 4. Trumpet Musicians • Louis Armstrong http://cyberextazy.files.wordpress. com/2007/02/louis-armstrong.jpg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IJzYAda1wA Trumpet Back to Instruments Saxophone
  • 5. Saxophone Information from Jazz Musical Instruments @ About.com • History of the Saxophone – Woodwind instrument – Divided into 4 major groups • Soprano Saxophone • Alto Saxophone http://musiced.about.com/od/musicinstruments /ig/Jazz-Musical-Instruments/saxophone.htm • Tenor Saxophone • Baritone Saxophone – Used originally in orchestras and military bands – 1914- used in jazz bands – Benny Carter- Fluid saxophone style • Blues style of music Trumpet Back to Instruments Piano
  • 6. Saxophone Musicians • Benny Carter http://api.ning.com/files/PjTQpeT7QgQhH- AYodzCjqkWuiYFiHdMY22JqKQwZi9UCngx9 5Lpom5GZm7B32KubajnXM1KM3SQxG791 9KnJaedQ9Iy6gP6/BennyCarterBC001.jpg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DgQdcgjR3bA Saxophone Back to Instruments Piano
  • 7. Piano Information from Jazz Musical Instruments @ About.com • History of the Piano – In 1800s- classical piano – Late 1800s to early 1900s • ragtime http://musiced.about.com/od/musicinstruments/ig/Jazz- • Scott Joplin Musical-Instruments/piano.htm • Fast-pace piano, with no words – Duke Ellington- Blues, slower jazz, improvisation in piano – Fats Waller- Artistic, theatrical, crowd-pleaser, fast-pace piano while singing about parties Saxophone Back to Instruments Trombone
  • 8. Piano Musicians • Scott Joplin http://rhythmontherock.com/images/Scott _Joplin_Sm.jpg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPmruHc4S9Q Piano Back to Instruments Trombone
  • 9. Piano Musicians • Duke Ellington http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/com http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHRbEhLj540 mons/4/4b/Duke_Ellington_restored.jpg Piano Back to Instruments Trombone
  • 10. Piano Musicians • Fats Waller http://www.sweetandsourspectator.org /archives/475px-Fats_Waller_NYWTS.jpg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7p5XhEdvc0&feature=related Piano Back to Instruments Trombone
  • 11. Trombone Information from Jazz Musical Instruments @ About.com • History of the Trombone – Brass instrument- based off of trumpet with slider http://musiced.about.com/od/musicinstrument s/ig/Jazz-Musical-Instruments/trombone.htm – Used exclusively in classical music until 1910s- used in jazz – Jazz established “over the shoulder” technique of playing trombone – Bigger mouthpieces, larger trombone size came in 1900s – Jimmy Cleveland- used gospel style in trombone playing • Known also as a singer Piano Back to Instruments Clarinet
  • 12. Trombone Musicians • Jimmy Cleveland http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia /commons/c/cc/Jimmy_Cleveland.jpg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ElJTZw20WU Trombone Back to Instruments Clarinet
  • 13. Clarinet Information from Jazz Musical Instruments @ About.com • History of the Clarinet – Used in the 1800s in orchestras – Used specifically for classical music • until 1910 when used in jazz music – Improvements to clarinet • 2- finger hole design- replaced by 8-finger http://musiced.about.com/od/musicinstrume hole design nts/ig/Jazz-Musical-Instruments/clarinet.htm • Pads invented to cover holes- change sound • Used Boehm system of keys and finger holes- from flutes – Artie Shaw- known for his rhythm and swing dance moves while he played the clarinet Trombone Back to Instruments Banjo
  • 14. Clarinet Musicians • Artie Shaw http://www.ebonyeyesentertainment.co m/artie_shaw.jpg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LN9xULQH2qM&feature=related Clarinet Back to Instruments Banjo
  • 15. Banjo Information from Jazz Age Banjo • History of the Banjo – 1800s- used by minstrels http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:BluegrassBanjo.jpg – During 1920s and 1930s- used in jazz, country, bluegrass, and folk music – 3 types of banjo • 4-stringed • 5-stringed • 6-stringed – Banjos are used as back up instruments in jazz – Bob Gilette- had solos in the Wolverine Orchestra in the 1920s Clarinet Back to Instruments Works Cited
  • 16. Banjo Musicians • Bob Gillete as a part of the Wolverine Orchestra http://jazzagebanjo.files.wordpress .com/2009/03/bob-gillette- bixband011.jpg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y__jWji9oXE Banjo Back to Instruments Works Cited
  • 17. Works Cited • "About.com: Http://www.lysator.liu.se/~backstrom/trombone.html." Music Education. Web. 13 Apr. 2010. <http://musiced.about.com/gi/o.htm?zi=1/XJ&zTi=1&sdn=musiced&cdn =education&tm=876&f=10&su=p504.3.336.ip_&tt=11&bt=1&bts=0&st=23&zu=http://www.lysator.liu.se /~backstrom/trombone.html>. • Denner, Johann C. "History of the Clarinet." Inventors. Web. 13 Apr. 2010. <http://inventors.about.com/od/cstartinventions/a/Clarinet.htm>. • Estrella, Espie. "About the Clarinet." Music Education. Web. 13 Apr. 2010. <http://musiced.about.com/od/musicinstruments/p/clarinet.htm>. • Estrella, Espie. "About the Piano - Keyboard Instruments." Music Education. Web. 13 Apr. 2010. <http://musiced.about.com/od/musicinstruments/p/piano.htm>. • Estrella, Espie. "About the Saxophone." Music Education. Web. 13 Apr. 2010. <http://musiced.about.com/od/musicinstruments/p/saxophone.htm>. • Estrella, Espie. "About the Trumpet." Music Education. Web. 13 Apr. 2010. <http://musiced.about.com/od/musicinstruments/p/trumpet.htm>. • Jazz Age Banjo. Web. 13 Apr. 2010. <http://jazzagebanjo.wordpress.com/>. • "The Jazz.com Encyclopedia | Jazz Musicians – Jazz Biography – Jazz Artists." Jazz.com | Jazz Music – Jazz Artists – Jazz News. Web. 13 Apr. 2010. <http://www.jazz.com/encyclopedia>. • "Profile of the Trombone." Music Education. Web. 13 Apr. 2010. <http://musiced.about.com/od/windinstruments/p/bugle.htm>. • "Saxophone History." Music Education. Web. 13 Apr. 2010. <http://musiced.about.com/od/lessonsandtips/a/saxhistory.htm>. • "Trumpet - History of the Trumpet." Music Education. Web. 13 Apr. 2010. <http://musiced.about.com/od/lessonsandtips/a/trumpethistory.htm>. Back to Instruments