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Roots of Jazz

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Erin Whitehead

on 1 July 2013

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Transcript of Roots of Jazz

West Africa
North America
South America
"Ivory/Gold Coast"
Slaves were brought over in the 1700's
"Call and response"
Field hollers, work songs & spirituals
Tell stories
Express emotions
Maintain pace
Spirituals & The Blues
Mix of religious tradition & protestantism
Praise singing
Story telling through a "groit"
Fiddle, banjo, clapping & foot stomping
Latin, Calypso & Jamaican music
"Don't Worry, Be Happy"
Slaves freed in 1864
War of Independence (1775-1783)
Marching bands
Drums, trumpets
Post Civil War (1865+)
Concerts in town squares
Barbershop quartet
Four part harmony
"Baby on Board"
Piano style, "oom-pah!"
Played in bars
Syncopated rhythms, a "ragged rhythm"
Scott Joplin "The Entertainer"
"What the (bleep) is Ragtime?"
"The Roots of Jazz"
The Beginnings
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