History of Jazz

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jhl2011
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History of Jazz
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2015-04-01 22:09:21
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jazz history
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Study terms for History of Jazz exam
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  1. What are qualities of New Orleans jazz?
    • largely polyphonic
    • occasional homophonic passages
    • front line instrumentation (cornet, clarinet, trombone)
    • rhythm section: string bass/tuba. acoustic guitar, piano, drums
  2. Buddy Bolden
    • cornet/trumpet player
    • no recordings, but known for playing loud
    • mostly performed in dance halls
  3. Joe "King" Oliver
    • cornet/trumpet
    • created King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band
    • recruited mostly New Orleans musicians who had migrated north
  4. Sidney Bechet
    • clarinet, soprano sax
    • named first great soloist in jazz history

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