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  • Jazz Music

    1. 1. MUSIC JAZZ
    2. 2. What is Jazz Music?
    3. 3. <ul><ul><li>The origin of the word &quot;jazz&quot; is most often traced back to a vulgar term used for sexual acts. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Some of the early sounds of jazz where associated with whore houses and &quot;ladies of ill repute.&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  However, the meaning of jazz soon became a musical art form. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  It is a combination of improvisation, swing notes, back beats and blues with brass instruments. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  These ingredients have combined in different ways, with different factors, to make different types of jazz.  </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. A Brief History of Jazz
    5. 5. <ul><ul><li>The music that we call jazz was born around the year 1895 in New Orleans. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Jazz represented a break from tradition music where a composer wrote an entire piece of music on paper. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Jazz, then, functions as popular art and has enjoyed periods of fairly widespread public response. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Jazz continued to evolve and developed into many different styles. </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Popular Jazz Artists
    7. 7. <ul><ul><li>He is synonymous with jazz.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>He grew up in New Orleans where he learned to play cornet in reform school. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  He played around New Orleans in several bands and joined “King” Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band in Chicago in 1922. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In 1925 he recorded his famous Hot Five and Hot Seven sessions. </li></ul></ul>Louis Armstrong
    8. 8. Nat &quot;King&quot; Cole <ul><ul><li>He is an American musician who first came to prominence as a leading jazz pianist. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>He owes most of his popular musical fame to his soft baritone voice. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>His first mainstream vocal hit was his 1943 recording of one of his compositions, &quot;Straighten Up and Fly Right.&quot; </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Peggy Lee <ul><ul><li>She is an American jazz and popular music singer, songwriter, composer, and actress. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>She wrote music for films, acted, and created conceptual record albums—encompassing poetry, jazz, chamber pop, and art songs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In 1942 Lee had her first #1 hit, &quot;Somebody Else Is Taking My Place.&quot; </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Billie Holiday <ul><ul><li>She is an American jazz singer and songwriter. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nicknamed &quot;Lady Day.&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered a new way of manipulating phrasing and tempo. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Critic John Bush wrote that Holiday &quot;changed the art of American pop vocals forever.&quot; </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. QUIZ 
    12. 12. 1. Where is the birth place of Jazz? 2. She was nicknamed, “Lady Day.” 3. It is a combination of improvisation, swing notes, back beats and blues with brass instruments. 4. He composed “Straighten Up and Fly Right.” PART 1
    13. 13. 5. Who is this popular jazz artist?

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