A Ridiculously Brief History of Jazz<br />By Mrs. Contrady<br />
Ragtime<br />Hey, this piano music sounds so good, I should write it down and mail it to Aunt Theodosia in Michigan.  I wo...
Dixieland<br />I don’t know why funerals are always so sad. Let’s celebrate life on the walk home! I didn’t bring any musi...
Swing<br />Why shouldn’t blacks and whites be in the same band? I just want the best musiciansso people can forget their t...
Bebop<br />Just lay down those chord changes  from I Got Rhythm and we can take turns jammin’.<br />I’m tired of playing t...
Cool<br />While pursuing my doctorate in Jazz Studies, I hypothesized that experimentation with nontraditional meters woul...
Fusion<br />Rock on, man! Why choose?<br />JacoPastorius<br />
Smooth<br />Love me, buy my music…<br />Kenny G<br />
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  1. 1. A Ridiculously Brief History of Jazz<br />By Mrs. Contrady<br />
  2. 2. Ragtime<br />Hey, this piano music sounds so good, I should write it down and mail it to Aunt Theodosia in Michigan. I wonder if I could get it published?<br />Scott Joplin<br />
  3. 3. Dixieland<br />I don’t know why funerals are always so sad. Let’s celebrate life on the walk home! I didn’t bring any music, so we’ll have to just make something up.<br />Louis Armstrong<br />
  4. 4. Swing<br />Why shouldn’t blacks and whites be in the same band? I just want the best musiciansso people can forget their troubles and dance.<br />Benny Goodman<br />
  5. 5. Bebop<br />Just lay down those chord changes from I Got Rhythm and we can take turns jammin’.<br />I’m tired of playing the same old music all the time. Let’s go to Birdland after the gig<br />Charlie Parker & Miles Davis<br />
  6. 6. Cool<br />While pursuing my doctorate in Jazz Studies, I hypothesized that experimentation with nontraditional meters would produce some intellectually stimulating results. It sounds cool, too.<br />The Dave Brubeck Quartet<br />
  7. 7. Fusion<br />Rock on, man! Why choose?<br />JacoPastorius<br />
  8. 8. Smooth<br />Love me, buy my music…<br />Kenny G<br />

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