Category: Jazz

Jazzing It Up : Jazz Post

J A Z Z W O M E N https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEOzIc9LHGg&list=PL6904F2E2CA767F88 Jazz History Jazz was rooted in Southern African American music. Many say Jazz was born out of New Orleans, Lousiana. Jazz is seperated from other

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Thelonious Monk: Concert Report

Thelonious Monk was an American jazz piano and writer. Priest is the second-most-recorded jazz writer after Duke Ellington. The saxophone is the soloist in the principal piece that we here the playing has both a

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Concert Report: Atlanta Heart Ballet

I was not able to attend the performance this year, but have gone before. I know this performance was around two hours long and there were three parts performed. The show was a wonderful preoccupation

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The Amazing Women in Jazz

Like most things in America, men dominate and rarely leave room for the women. In the beginning, jazz was no different. Luckily, they’re were many talented women who were capable enough to outshine anyone in

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The History of Jazz

It’s All in The Swing: The History of New Orleans Style Jazz by Jaden Jackson What Is Jazz? Jazz is a style of music developed by African-Americans in the early 20th century that entails improvised

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John Coltrane & His Evolution

John Coltrane is one of the most well known musicians in jazz. He was very versatile in his music while also being highly innovative. Playing the saxophone, Coltrane revolutionized jazz constantly in his career through

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Young Lyons

Each era in time has its very own jazz movement. In the ’80s & ’90s, it was called the Young Lions.  Led by Wynton Marsalis and peers, the music of the Young Lions worked to

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