Jazz Musicians and Their Music<br />By: Kevin Slater IAS-108 December 10,2010<br />
History Of Jazz<br />Jazz can be followed back to the time of slavery.<br />Jazz has a history of being cross cultural and very diverse.<br />Many different people have help shaped what jazz has become today.<br />
How Jazz has changed<br />There have been many different evolutions of jazz.<br />It started as a “call and response” style. <br />It then became a style called Ragtime. <br />New Orleans played a huge part in the formation of modern jazz.<br />With the migration to the North, people took their music with them.<br />
John Coltrane(1926-1967)<br />Type of Jazz he played was called Free Jazz.<br />Was a pioneer of Free Jazz in the 50's.<br />An Example of his Music: Blue Train<br />
Miles Davis(1926-1991)<br />The type of Jazz that he played was Cool Jazz and Jazz Fusion.<br /><ul><li>Worked with John Coltrane, and helped pioneer Fusion.
Many well-known jazz artists got their start in Davis' ensembles.</li></ul>An Example of his work: Milestones<br />
Glenn Miller(1904-1944)<br />The Type of Jazz that he played was Big Band Jazz.<br /><ul><li>Was part of the Army, and toured during the Second World War.
His plane went missing during the war and they assumed he passed away.
An Example of his music: Pennsylvania 6-5000</li></li></ul><li>Wynton Marsalis (1961- )<br />He is a Modern Day Jazz Musician.<br />Wynton Marsalis is an American Jazz and Classical Trumpeter.<br />An Example of his Music: CHEROKEE<br />