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Ias 108 jazz composers 1-4-5

  1. 1. Jazz Legends<br />Going Through Time<br />Kimberly Johnston<br />Dec. 8, 2010<br />IAS 108<br />
  2. 2. Introduction<br />Jazz is a type of genre<br />It has evolved, yet stayed the same over time<br />A lot has to do with the composers<br />
  3. 3. Four Aspects<br />Louis Armstrong<br />Duke Ellington<br />Ray Charles<br />Kenny G<br />
  4. 4. Louis Armstrong<br />(1901-1971)<br />1920’s jazz<br />Possibly the greatest influence on jazz<br />Widely known for trumpet playing and singing<br />Influenced many generations of jazz music<br />
  5. 5. When the Saints go Marching In<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wyLjbMBpGDA&feature=player_detailpage<br />
  6. 6. Duke Ellington<br />(1899-1974)<br />“American Music”<br />1930’s jazz<br />Swing and “big” jazz band<br />Composer, pianist, and bandleader<br />
  7. 7. Take the “A” Train (1943)<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wnurVNkg62Q&feature=player_detailpage<br />
  8. 8. Ray Charles<br />(1930-2004)<br />1950’s jazz<br />Rhythm & blues, gospel, and blues<br />Most know for being a singer and pianist<br />
  9. 9. Hit the Road Jack<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=Q8Tiz6INF7I<br />
  10. 10. Kenny G<br />(1956- )<br />1990’s jazz<br />Smooth Jazz<br />Soprano, Alto, and Tenor Saxophone<br />
  11. 11. The Moment<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=447yaU_4DF8<br />
  12. 12. Through the Years<br />Jazz has grown and changed<br />Still influenced by early jazz<br />Paved the way for growth in different directions<br />These legends will always hold an important part of jazz<br />
  13. 13. Resources<br />Images<br />http://theurbandaily.com/special-features/bp-community/cedricthornton/bp-group-spotlight-b-p-jazz-2/<br />http://www.last.fm/music/Louis+Armstrong/+images/337121 <br />http://michaelcpos.blogspot.com/ <br />http://www.starpulse.com/Music/Kenny_G/gallery/KENNYGJS007/ <br />http://homeinteriordesignthemes.com/2009/07/contemporary-metal-wall-sculpture-portraying-jazz-instruments/ <br />
  14. 14. Resources (cont.)<br />Information<br />http://www.pbs.org/jazz/biography/artist_id_armstrong_louis.htm<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jazz<br />http://www.activemusician.com/Duke-Ellington-Biography--t8i931<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_Charles <br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenny_G <br />
  15. 15. Resources (cont.)<br />Video Clips<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wnurVNkg62Q <br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wyLjbMBpGDA <br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8Tiz6INF7I <br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=447yaU_4DF8 <br />

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