Month: October 2018

The Irony of Classical Music

The irony of African American classical music is in its semblance to white Americans takeover of Black genres of music. While making this statement, however,

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Chill Out with Cool Jazz

Origins of Cool Jazz As a genre, jazz originated in New Orleans as traditional jazz. New Orleans was a breeding ground for jazz because of

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Modal Jazz

MODAL JAZZ Lauryn Hoard, Leah Wardlaw, Vashti Jones Origin and elements of modal jazz Modal Jazz originated in the 1950s, specifically between the Montogomery Bus

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Jazz: Swing Era

Swing: Jazz EraBy Sydnei Young, Sarah Wiggins, Christal Smith, Alesha Minott, and Isoke Nelson Origin Swing Jazz originated in New Orleans, Louisiana between 1935 and

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ORIGINS of FREE JAZZ Free Jazz is a type of jazz that lacked traditional structure when compared to other forms of jazz music, It was

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Jazz Fusion

ORIGIN AND CHARACTERISTICS Originated in the 1970’s from the release of Miles Davis’ Bitches Brew in 1969 (sold over half a million copies) Started a

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