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Transcript: Jazz is one of the many forms of music out there. Jazz is been around for a very long time. How Jazz Works 1 Where Jazz came from 2 #1 Important Detail #1 Jazz was born in New Orleans, Louisiana around 100 years ago, but originally the roots was from Africa and Europe. #2 Important Detail #2 When Jazz was originally came from Africa and Europe, people thought it had rhythm and feel. #3 Last but Not Least #3 The way Jazz became how it is today started in 1875 when Samuel Taylor was born in London, England. As a child, he played with the violin. At age 15, he went to the Royal College of Music and became a musician. How Jazz got popular One Day, a music group was invited to Washington, D.C. to perform a concert. It was a huge success and Samuel met the U.S president. Records get set Besides getting invited to Washington, D.C., he was the first black man to lead an all white band. It had never happened before. Samuel is hope As time went on, Samuel became one of the most sucessful blacks in American history. He became a symbol of hope and took other types of music, and had ideas. James Reese Europe In 1925, a man named James Reese Europe lead 125 men in a band. He got inspiration from Samuel Taylor to create a new type of music: Jazz. ? Jazz was Born Jazz came to America around the 1920's when Louis Armstrong played the cornet at age 15. Then, as time went through the 20th century, Jazz became more and more popular in New Orleans, LA. Jazz hits the streets of New Orleans When Louis Armstrong was a kid, there was no electricity, no radio, no computer, no TV, and no telephone. Instead, you had to go out into the city to hear live music. Such as african drumming, chruch music, opera music, and marching bands all year round. They would play at weddings, funerals, steamboats, and the streets of New Orleans. Jazz in Modern Times Today, Jazz is still very common in New Orleans and around the world.In fact, Jazz has become the primary music for the city, and is still a tradition. That is my presentation.

Jazz Presentation

Transcript: Duke Ellington Jazz Presented by PERSON for COMPANY Why Is Duke Important? Why Is Duke Important? Jazz bandleader Composer pianist One of America's greatest composer due to raw talent. Although big band already existed, Duke's style was able to be recognized by anyone. Types of Jazz? Types of Jazz? Duke was known for big band.(A large group of musicians.) His trumpeter created a harsh sound. Trombonist was different from the typical sound of the instrument. Every member has specific individuality. Duke created one of the most distinctive sounds in all of Western music Inspiration Inspiration Duke´s parents were big inspiratons They never gave up on him Always wanted him to succeed. Another inspiration was a song called the ¨Rosary.¨ Duke even cried as a young child and learned to play the piano by age 7. Life/Death Life/Death Born April 29, 1899 in Washington D.C. Died on May 24, 1974 of Pneumonia and lung cancer Lived 75 years. Singer/instrumentalist Singer/instrumentalist Duke was famous for many instruments but was popular for piano. His special voice was able to be recognized by anyone due to his raw talent. Songs Songs One popular song is “It Don't Mean A Thing.” This song was the beginning of the jazz swing era, and said swing really means, "Harlem for rhythm." “ Take the 'A' Train” was a very easy-coming song to Duke and his band. He used this song as his opening piece, becoming his signature song. Personality Personality Duke Ellington was known for having compassion for others and being generous. He typically is a shoulder to cry on and gives comfort. Ellington mastered the art of counseling others, making people his priority. Duke was very good at helping others and can be known as a healer. Sources Sources https://www.quora.com/Why-is-Duke-Ellington-so-important-to-jazz-history https://www.britannica.com/biography/Duke-Ellington http://www.americaslibrary.gov/aa/ellington/aa_ellington_youth_1.html https://www.thisismyjam.com/artist/Duke+Ellington https://www.celebrities-galore.com/celebrities/duke-ellington/home/

Jazz Presentation

Transcript: Charlie studied clarinet and saxophoneas as a boy. He spent hours after hours listening to the local jazz musicans jamming together. Dizzy's real name was John Birks. He was born in South Carolina in 1917, Dizzy died in New Jersey in 1993. At the age of four Gillespie started to play the piano and shortly after that he started to teach himself how to play the trumpet and trombone. Dizzy had a great sense of humor. He was always laughing, pulling crazy pranks, and having fun. Some thing I thought was interesting about these two musicians is that they both togather made the bebop. Rock 'n' Roll Charlie was one of the most imitated jazz musicans. He was born in 1920 in Kansas city, Missouri. Charlie's nickname is Bird because of his huge appetite for chicken. A direct descendant of jazz, rock 'n' roll became popular in the 1950s. Many early rock 'n' roll songs are acually covers of old blues songs , performed with electric instruments and a stronger accenting of the off-beats Melody Dizzy Gillespie Dizzy was a master at making up new melodies with these scales no matter how fast the bebop tempo. All of the chords used in a song. Signature Songs Dizzy was really into jazz. He (and Charlie Parker also) created the bebop. The harmony was very complex and changed constantly, the chords required new and usaual sounding scales for improvisation. The different notes that make up a song ( what you wold sing). Dizzy's appearence was his musical style, talent and bravery. Harmony Charlie Parker Dizzy's Jazz Styles Bebop was a very innovative style of jazz that appeared in the 1940s. Fast and furious, it contains complex melodies and improvisatory sections. The radical, new sound of bebop was shocking, and quite controversial, to many people. About Charlie When Parker was only 15 years old he became a full time musican. Play the same old blues and jazz. TimeLine Gillespie cheeks About Dizzy Dizzy and his band were sent all over the world to play conserts. His greatest sense of humor was his composition " Salt Peanuts" When playing the trumpet Dizzy's cheeks expanded out like a blowfish. The older Dizzy got the more his cheeks puffed out. Bird createe many songs revolving around " pop". Most of the melodies sounded sounded more like bebop solos then traditional melodies. Bird moved to New York in 1940 where he met Dizzy. Togather, along with some other people, they created the bebop. Bebop Wow thats interesting!! Jazz Presentation 1930~ During World War 2 the Swing was Americas most popular thing to do. 1940~ During the early 1940s, world war 2 was still going on a style called jumping the blues was in. 1950~ By 1950 the bebop was going off the charts and eveyone was danceing along with Bird and Dizzy. 1960~ Laitian jazz was getting popular

Jazz Presentation

Transcript: Bibliography 1800s Luigi 1950s- Jazz music took a back seat as Rock 'n' roll took to the TV screens. Childhood and inspirations. Early Career. Most Famous work. Later Career. Legacy and Influences Today. Early Career. 1960s- The civil rights movement interfered and then had a massive impact on jazz music and dance. Just after his accident in 1956 Luigi was taken to NYC to perform on Broadway in the show 'Happy Hour' Luigi's Jazz Centre (1990-2008) Someone approached him and said how good his technique was and that he should teach it. He started to teach whilst working in things like films, live theater and TV variety shows. MattMattox 1505828, 1510384, 1510007, 1504117 Levine, D. and Times, L.A. (2009) Jack Cole made Marilyn Monroe move. Available at: http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/la-ca-marilyn-monroe9-2009aug09-story.html (Accessed: 24 March 2016) At the age of 21 Luigi's life got turned upside down. Within 2 months of living in LA Luigi was in a serious car accident which left him partially sighted and paralyzed down one half of his body. Some say a whilst in a coma "A voice said to him, "never stop moving kid, if you stop you're dead." Luigi's Jazz Centre (1990-2009) I believe that this helped Luigi to carry on. Childhood and Influences. - Semko. E (2015). Jazz Dance Legend: Matt Mattox. Available: http://www.danceadvantage.net/matt-mattox/. Last accessed 16/05/2016. 1940s- A drought within dance halls during WW2 1700s Mattox made his way to the stage and screens and was involved in many productions. His biggest was 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers'. Nico Charisse, Mattox's Ballet teacher. His wife Cyd helped him with getting one of his first jobs after being in WWII with the Army's Air Force. Mattox also opened his own dance school in New York. His career was long running and created over 30 ballets. Passed away in 2013 at the age of 91. Jessica White, Shannon Gilley, Gian Luca-Papa, Jacob Tomlinson Origins of jazz dance and understanding its evolution. Relationship between jazz dance and jazz music Stylistic Features of studied practitioners; Luigi, Matt Mattox, Jack Cole. Worked with Marilyn Monroe "Helped solidify the dumb-blobd persona she introduced in monkey business" in her much beefier role in "Gentlemen". . Luigi was born as Louis Facciuto and only recently died at the age of 90 in 2015 Throughout his career Luigi taught for 5 Decades Luigi is known as the "Father of Jazz dance" Luigi's Jazz Centre (1990-2009) He is know for "creating the first formal jazz dance technique." Luigi's Jazz Centre (1990-2009) Last Moments Jazz music was evolved within New Orleans. Blues music and marching bands were introduced to create a new style of music. Jack Cole was "Born John Ewing Richter: New Brunswick, New Jersey, 27 April 1914. Jack Cole grew up within a broken home and was sent to study within a boarding school. Originally trained in modern dance with the Danish show and dance company. The company was run by Ruth St. Dennis and Ted Shawn who were big influences in modern dance. Most Famous Work Legacy and influence on Jazz today “I went home, I sat down, and I drew one line on a blank piece of paper. The body is a straight line and you can do everything with it. Then, there was a Life magazine photographer who was experimenting in the early 1950s by shooting a man holding two lamps, which he moved against a black background. When the photo was developed, all you saw were these curving lines of light. And I thought, ‘That’s the way the body should move.’ ” – (Semko.E, 2015) 1920s- jazz music was taken to cities like Chicago and New York. young girls cut off their hair and started to wear shorter dresses to go against their parents old fashion ways. Influence of work inspired likes of Tyce Diorio recognised works on sytycd Use of isolations Career Cole added his own jazzy flavor to his modern dance training. Career began in 1930-32 with the Humphry-Weidman Dance group. From 1932-33 Cole became a dancer on Broadway. 1937, Jack Cole danced with his own company. Jack Cole actually "abandoned his modern dance for a Commercial career in nightclubs." DVD, T.Q.M(2016) Luigi stated "if i cant dance without a bar, ill take it with me." Luigi's Jazz Centre(1990-2009) this has give him the determination to carry on. he created his own technique suited to his body and the feeling of the bar was always there. His technique was to control his own body whilst he danced, this is being both turned in and turn out to maintain his balance whilst he danced. In "Gentlemen," Cole connected the nondancer Monroe to her fulsome body. Injecting comic zing into her line readings and coaching her breathy song delivery. "land of opportunity" Europeans moved to America for better lifestyle and opportunities. They all had unique musical traditions like irish gigs, German waltzes and French quadrilles. History of Jazz dance news report Jazz music has often played a role within African American culture. Traced back as far as

Jazz Presentation

Transcript: This was a very basic Rock Jazz song, instrument-wise. By: Dominique Wolters, 9D None of the instrument got to play a solo, it was a combined ensemble all the way through the two minutes. The electric guitar improvised because it began to do very simple, structure no then it began to repeat the same notes over again, but in different orders, then it began to do a riff or two, then it went back to the notes, for example. Riffs and Repetition Synthesizer Keyboards Bass Guitar Acoustic Guitar Swing Rhythm Rock Jazz is one of the many subgenres of Jazz. Also known as Jazz Fusion. Emerged in the late 60's in the States. Known with the word Fusion because that was the musical style that was described in the States and England in the very beginning of Rock Jazz/Jazz Fusion. Rock Jazz This song doesn't feature a swing rhythm. This extract does not include any backbeat. It doesn't have a reccuring backbeat. The instruments that play during the 2 minutes, don't change. The melody changes a bit, but the instruments are the same. The most common/typical Rock Jazz instruments are; Electric Guitar Piano Drums Vocals This extract does have repetition, it repeats the same bar twice, then does two different bars. The drums repeat a lot and the do the same thing in the background a lot. The instrument that has the most variety, is the electric guitar. It is not always repetitive, but does repeat a little. This electric guitar also does a riff. Rock Jazz Jazz Presentation Improvisation The instruments that are in this song; Electric Guitar Drums Bass Guitar The Instruments

jazz presentation

Transcript: Most female jazz musicians were singers, but some played instruments especially the piano. Some of the most popular female Jazz musicians were Ethel Waters, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Bessie Smith, Dinah Washington, Nina Simone, Nancy Wilson, Peggy Lee and Melody Gardot. Work Cited During the early stages of Jazz, big bands were very popular in nightclubs and even in movies. Large crowds would go to cabarets to listen to popular jazz bands and to spend the night dancing and having fun. Some famous big bands from that era included Cab Calloway and his Orchestra, Dizzie Gillespie and his Orchestra, Count Basie and his Orchestra. Cab Calloway and his Orchestra Popular Female Jazz Musicians Jazz and the Harlem Renaissance During the Harlem Renaissance Movement (1920s-1940s) Jazz took over the nightclubs of Harlem. Popular clubs of that era that played Jazz music were the Cotton Club, Small’s Paradise, and The Breakfast Club. Writers from that period discuss the popularity of jazz during that time, and the exciting dances that were created to Jazz and ragtime music such as the Charleston, the Cakewalk, the Black Bottom and the Lindy Hop. Poets such as Langston Hughes and Sterling Brown used Jazz and blues to create music in their poetry. Jazz Presentation Jazz Musicians Benny Goodman Most experts agree that Jazz has its roots in New Orleans over 100 years ago. Jazz is a blend of musical forms from Africa and Europe. Jazz was formed from popular cultural forms such as ragtime music, African-American folk music and European band music. Some writers say that Jazz carries elements of folk culture like The Blues, and elements of popular culture, like the way Blacks were portrayed in minstrel shows. Jazz is 100% American music, but with roots that are both positive and negative. Jazz was popular music in the 1920’s and 30’s just like Hip-Hop, Pop, Rock, and R&B are popular today. Jazz is no longer popular today, but music lovers and musicians have great respect for Jazz and jazz musicians. Jazz is known to be an African-American musical form and a highly respected one too. Dizzie Gillespie Other popular jazz musicians include Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Charlie Parker, Theolonius Monk, Herbie Hancock. Although most jazz musicians were African-American, Jazz music san be played by anyone. Some famous white jazz musicians included Benny Goodman, Henry Levine, Bix Beiderbecke, and Glenn Miller. The Roots of Jazz http://www.wwnorton.com/college/music/jazz/ch/03/outline.aspx The Norton Anthology of African-American Literature, 2nd edition. ed. Henry Louis Gates, (New York, W. W. Norton and Company, 2004). Big Bands Ethel Waters Billie Holiday

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