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Jazz Genre Project

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Hannah Hubbard

on 6 November 2012

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Hannah Hubbard
Jinet Vazquez
Bailey Schob Jazz Do you know the backbone of Jazz?
Born in the south, New Orleans, early 20th century
mix of African and European music traditions
Stylistic origins: blues, Folk, March, and Ragtime
african american ethnic group
Call and response, improvisation, the appropriation and reinvention
Originally used to help the slaves learn English & christianity

Terminology Free: improvising with
disregard to chord changes. The top 3 singers of all time: 2. Sarah Vaughan: 3. Ella Fitzgerald:
Born in April 25, 1917
Died in June 15, 1996
Nicknamed the "Queen of Jazz" Time to Analyze! 12/8 time signature Resources http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/bhistory/history_of_jazz.htm 1. Billie Holiday:
Born in April 7, 1915
Died in July 17, 1959
Nick Named "Lady Day" Born in March 27, 1924
Died in April 3, 1990
Nicknamed "Sailor", "Sassy", and "the Divine One" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ella_Fitzgerald http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Vaughan http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billie_Holiday Break: when a soloist plays unaccompanied. Legit: a gig that
isn't jazz based. a master jazz musician. Monster: Quote: a phrase from another song put into the solo of the song currently being sung. Key: c triplets As jazz grew it begin to branch:
Cool, free, bebop, swing, fusion, dixieland
Saxophone Clarinet Flute Vibraphone Trumpet Piano Guitar Banjo Tuba Double bass Bass guitar Vocals Trombone Drum kit
Jump blues, Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll, Ska, Reggae Funk http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jazz
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