Jazz Music

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Introduction of Jazz Music and musicians.

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Jazz Music

  1. 1. Jazz America’s Contribution to the Arts
  2. 2. True American Creation Multi-Cultural Influence: European, African, Caribbean H e i g h t O f J a z z A g e: 1920’s
  3. 3. Timeline: <ul><li>1800’s – West African Slaves brought to the US and Caribbean use musical expression as form of social cohension: </li></ul><ul><li>African Ring-shout </li></ul><ul><li>African Drumming </li></ul><ul><li>1920’s – Jazz Music Flourished. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Golden Age of Jazz </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Speakeasies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prohibition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flapper Girl </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1930’s – Depression </li></ul><ul><li>Things aren’t so happy now </li></ul><ul><li>Music begins to reflect the times </li></ul><ul><li>Blues becomes popular </li></ul>
  4. 4. Aspects of Jazz Music Blues Big Band Gospel Improve Ragtime Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)
  5. 5. Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)
  6. 6. ~ with feeling ~ deep emotion ~ improvisational ~ Solo Jazz music is played…..
  7. 7. <ul><li>“ Invented” Jazz Music (according to his business card) </li></ul><ul><li>Toured throughout United States playing this new music </li></ul><ul><li>Began as a piano player </li></ul>Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)
  8. 8. Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)
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  10. 12. Duke Ellington -- Popularized Big Band music -- Makes you move and dance -- Light hearted fun to listen to -- Composed his own music scores
  11. 13. Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)
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  13. 16. Louis Armstrong * Grew up in boy’s home where he learned to play coronet * Very popular with an international fan base (traveled to Africa, South America, Europe) * Hello Dolly and What a Wonderful World = Biggest hits. * Nickname: Satchmo Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)
  14. 20. Billie Holiday Born into poverty, worked full time by age six Sang to small audiences throughout the country Discovered at an early age Did not make a fortune : A hard life Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)
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  16. 22. Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)
  17. 23. Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)
  18. 24. Benny Goodman Band Leader Clarinetist Composer Chicago Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)
  19. 25. Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)
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  21. 28.  Born on October 21, 1917 in South Carolina. Died in 1993 Invented BeBop Nickname “Dizzy” because of antics on stage Puffy Checks when plays
  22. 29. Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)
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  24. 32. Miles Davis <ul><li>Born in 1926. Died in 1991. </li></ul><ul><li>Modern jazz </li></ul><ul><li>Played trumpet </li></ul><ul><li>Created “cool” jazz. </li></ul>Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)
  25. 33. Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)
  26. 35. Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)
  27. 36. The End Presented by Brent Daigle, Ph.D. (ABD)

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