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Art of jazz test 2

QuestionAnswer
Describe Bebop music. very technical, unsingable, jagged contour
Describe Cool music. less technical, singable, smooth contour
Describe West Coast music. very technical, unsingable, smooth contour
Describe Hard Bop music. less technical and singable
What is the organization/instrumentation of Bebop music? Alto, trumpet,RS, and head charts
What is the organization/instrumentation of Cool music? unusual combinations of instruments, complex arrangements
What is the organization/instrumentation of West coast music? unusual combinations and complex arrangements
What is the organization/instrumentation of Hard Bop music? tenor, trumpet, RS, and head charts
Describe the solos in Bebop music. technical, jagged with "bopped" accents
Describe the solos in Cool music. Smoother, laid back, less is more ideas
Describe the solos in West Coast music. technical, longer lines, smoother contour
Describe the solos in Hard Bop music. combination of technical/smooth long lines
Describe the rhythm section interaction for Bebop music. High level of interaction
Describe the rhythm section interaction for Cool music. less interaction, emphasis on arrangement and solos
Describe the rhythm section interaction for West Coast music. Least interaction, emphasis on arrangement and solos
Describe the rhythm section interaction for Hard Bop music. high level of interaction
What are some of the players and their significance in Bebop music? Bird, Diz, Bud, Max,and Monk they were all very technical
What are some of the players and their significance in Cool music? Miles,Gil Evans, MJQ,and Tadd Dameron they were all laid back musicians
What are some of the players and their significance in West Coast music? Tristano, Konitz, Kenton They were into the LA studio scene
What are some of the players and their significance in Hard Bop music? Roach and Brown Part of a Quintet with Sony
Describe Cool Jazz/ West Coast Jazz through the 1950s-1960's. Unusual combinations of instruments, smaller than big bands,but bigger than combos
How is Cool Jazz/ West Coast Jazz different from Bop music? more relaxed, subdued and melodic than Bop, smoother, and less jagged improvisations
Describe the tone quality and volume of Cool Jazz/ West Coast Jazz of the 1950's-1960's. Light, dry tone qualities, low volume levels
Did cool Jazz/west coast jazz have more or less emphasis on written arrangements? More
What instrument did Cool musician Miles Davis play? trumpet
Who was nicknamed the "Birth of The Cool" Miles Davis
Describe the Modern Jazz Quartet. many concert tours, business like, and very organized
what instrument does Cool musician John Lewis play? piano
Where was John lewis trained? he was classically trained at Eastman
What was Third Stream Jazz? fusion of classical and jazz music
What was special about cool musician Tadd Dameron? He created a Big band sound with only 3 horns
What instrument does west coast musician lennie Tristano play? piano
Who was Lee Konitz and what instrument did he play? He was a student of Tristano and he played the alto sax
Who was the West Coast leader in LA and what instrument did he play? Stan Kenton; he played the piano
What was the difference between Hard Bop and regular Bop traditions? had simpler melodic materials, Darker, heavier weighted tone qualities,and emphasis on hard driving swing.
What did Hard Bop fromt he 1950's-1960's sound like? had a funky jazz sound, bluesy inflections of pitch,and gospel-like harmonies
What instrument did Hard Bop musician Clifford Brown play? Trumpet
How would you describe Clifford Brown's music? it is a cross between Miles and Dizy, but primarily bop oriented
What instrument did Hard Bop musician Sonny Rollins play? Tenor Sax
What instrument did Hard Bop musician Max Roach play? Drums
what time period was Bebop and Bop music popular? 1940-1950
How did Bebop music come about? Combination format, big bands started to fade away, faster tempos were used often to demonstrate chops
Describe Bebop music. Less emphasis on arrangements, head charts, musicians would borrow chord changes to make new melodies Ex."I got rhythm", Flinstones
How was Bebop or Bop music different from other music prior to this time? Much greater technical facility by musicians, more sophisticated Improvisations melodies and harmonies are more complex, unsignable, jagged lines Solos are more technical and complex, often shorter spurts of jagged melodic content
How is the interaction in Bebop music different than other music prior to this time? there is higher level of interaction among players, especially rhythm section and with soloists, comping the norm, more varied than before.
How was Modern Jazz is born? Popularity drops with public, increases with hot musicians.
What instrument does Bebop musician Charlie Parker play? Alto Sax
What instrument does Bebop musician Dizzy Gillespie play? Trumpet
What instrument does Bebop musician Bud Powell play? Piano
What instrument does Bebop musician does Max Roach play? Drums
What instrument does Bebop musicion does Thelonious Monk play? Piano
Describe Thelonious Monk's music? depth in simplicity, leftist, and influenced Free jazz
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