Essays Tagged: "Jazz"

The American music of twentieth century.

heet music best-seller, detonating an explosion which made Ragtime the big noise in American music. Jazz flourished in Storyville, the red light district in New Orleans. Buddy Bolden is often credited ... red light district in New Orleans. Buddy Bolden is often credited for being the first of the great Jazz figures. He ushered in an era which saw a long succession of artists who helped make New Orlean ...

(14 pages) 307 0 3.3 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Color Symbolism in The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

The Jazz era of the 1920's introduced many new innovations to literature, including the use of color sym ...

(6 pages) 115 0 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

India and Imperialsim

new genre of music, but that did not change anything except for the kind of music people listen to. Jazz, on the other hand, not only introduced a new genre of music, but it gave African-Americans a s ...

(3 pages) 61 0 4.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Brief History of Jazz

Of all the musical styles in the world, the most expressive and captivating is Jazz. Known for its styles, rhythms, scales and structure, it acts as an intermediary between classi ... ats them with hard, swift paws, whirls them away to a world conducted by the soul. The main idea of Jazz is freedom, about working on the guidelines, but also stretching them, exploring new realms of ... very Sunday morning was heaven. Out of all those styles (marches, ragtime, Gospel & blues) came Jazz, a unique style of music that helped shape a nation.Marches had been around for a long time, da ...

(6 pages) 112 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Sonny's Blues; Good vs. Evil

inst evil at the personal level. We are introduced to Sonny's weapon against the pressures of life: Jazz. Baldwin presents jazz as a two-edged sword making a him capable of expressing emotions like no ... schoolchildren they're already out on the battlefield dodging drugs, alcohol, and crime.Sonny uses Jazz to fight suffering, yet it is not at all a safe weapon. Due to drug use, the jazz crowd is very ...

(4 pages) 161 3 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparison of Edith Wharton's House of Mirth and Toni Morrison's Jazz in Identity Formation of the Characters Through Dependence on Others for Money and Love

of others only a reflection of themselves." The quote by Eric Hoffer reminds me of Toni Morrison's Jazz and Edith Wharton's House of Mirth in that the main characters of the novels encountered pivota ... ion of her true place in society and teach great moral lessons to the reader on wealth and love. In Jazz, Toni Morrison portrays the difficulty of African-American's in New York City in their ability ...

(8 pages) 58 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Definition and history of Jazz ( german )

Der JazzUm einen Ueberblick zu gewinnen, werden wir zunaechst unsere Themen nennen:1. Einleitung2. Defin ... en Ueberblick zu gewinnen, werden wir zunaechst unsere Themen nennen:1. Einleitung2. Definition des Jazz3. Die Geschichte des Jazz4. Grundelemente des Jazz5. Das Jazzensemble6. Die verschiedenen Stila ... e Geschichte des Jazz4. Grundelemente des Jazz5. Das Jazzensemble6. Die verschiedenen Stilarten des Jazz7. Instrumente und Besetzungen8. Die Bedeutung des Jazz fuer die Musik9. Die einzelnen Formen10. ...

(3 pages) 35 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Black Music during the Harlem Renaissance

ht the people from downtown would make their way north to partake in the festivities which included Jazz clubs, cabarets and social clubs where there was dancing and live shows almost nightly. During ... d musicians from the Harlem Renaissance era were Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gilespie, and Charlie Parker.Jazz was born during the Harlem Renaissance, while it was originally considered crude and vulgar bec ...

(7 pages) 137 0 4.4 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

"The Cultural Diffusion of African Music in Modern day Mainstream American Culture"

ormation during wartime, and entertainment music diffused into other music forms today such as Rap, Jazz, and even Rock-and-Roll.Gospel music, though primarily performed in churches, specifically Bapt ... en more popular due to the migration of African-Americans to the North. This gave birth to big-band jazz and with the invention of an amplified guitar, the Blues and new born Jazz spread like wildfire ...

(6 pages) 96 0 4.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Express Yourself Through Music

contrasting genres of music we have today. Each different type of genre conveys different meanings. Jazz is associated with relaxation, the blues with sorrow, and so on. Whatever instrument it may be, ...

(2 pages) 39 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Article: set up like you are in the 1920s............ " A Flappers Apeal to Parents"

every one realizes by this time that there has been a marked change in our much-discussed tactics. Jazz has been modified, and probably will continue to be until it has become obsolete. Petting is gr ...

(5 pages) 19 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Analysis of 'Sonny's Blues' by James Baldwin.

. The teacher comes to terms with his African American roots, his brother, the students, and at the Jazz Club. The narrator also specifically tells many stories from the place they grew up, the death ... too much. He was into bebop, Charlie Parker's music, which was classical music. The bar was playing Jazz music, which was full of anger and aggravation. Sonny's was into that type of music. The teache ...

(5 pages) 151 1 3.7 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Swing and Bebop.

the late 1920's and dominated until well into the 1940's. The music was quite different to earlier jazz in many ways such as the use of bands of ten or more men requiring more focus on written arrang ... ract (b), there is a short saxophone solo as well.'The man generally considered to be the father of jazz tenor saxophone is Coleman Hawkins... Hawkins's deep-toned, husky command of the horn brought i ...

(6 pages) 46 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

To what extent does gender and / or sexuality have an effect on the production/consumption of jazz, popular and commercial music?

ender and roles have determined the kinds of sounds and, later images, which can be associated with jazz, popular and commercial music. Although these have changed at various times - e.g. from the rol ... ainly contributed to how they are 'sold' and, undeniably, their image. The most successful women in jazz, pop and commercial music can attribute their success to sexual objectification. John Storey de ...

(6 pages) 75 0 4.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Duke Ellington

ed as a distinctive composer for his ensemble, employing the rhythms, harmonies, and tone colors of jazz to create pieces that vividly captured aspects of the African-American experience. At the same ... vividly captured aspects of the African-American experience. At the same time he sought to broaden jazz's expressive range and formal boundaries in such extended works as Reminiscing in Tempo (1935), ...

(2 pages) 17 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Louis Armstrong Review

Lois Armstrong's greatest hits album. This album really stood out to me when I began looking for a jazz c.d. I felt that if I was going to review any jazz c.d. that I should at least pick a person th ... iarize myself with some of Armstrong's pieces as well as familiarize myself with a famous legend of jazz.When I first looked at this c.d. it showed a picture of the great Mr. Louis Armstrong. It shows ...

(4 pages) 425 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Aretha Franklin: The Queen Of Soul, The Queen Of Jazz,

ikki Spencer Mr. Robinson English 9 PIB 3 May 2001 Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul, The Queen of Jazz, The Queen of R-E-S-P-E-C-T "The most powerful singer alive"� says Time Magazine. ("Aret ... . Aretha Franklin IS the Queen of Soul. From ages the king of RocknRoll may change, or the queen of jazz, or the king of pop, but Aretha Franklin is and always will be the Queen of Soul.Aretha Frankli ...

(4 pages) 18 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Can You Hear The Insensivity Because I Can't

in the United States today and these radio stations play all different types of music varying from jazz to heavy metal. Most people tend to have their radios tuned to there favorite stations on their ...

(5 pages) 285 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Calm To Crazy To Happy

sic. However, classifying music can be a very tedious task. To begin one would have to look at rap, jazz, new age, classical, pop, techno, rock, punk and R&B. These types of music fall under the f ... fications: tranquil, extreme and joyful. Tranquil music is made up of new age, classical and jazz. New age music is usually slow singing with calm synthesized instruments playing in the backgro ...

(3 pages) 12 0 3.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Bebop Jazz and its Influence

6/11/2007Music 129: American Society & Its MusicDr. Jack FooteBebop JazzDeveloped in the 1940's, bebop jazz expanded upon the restrictive and structured arrangements of ... g band music, changed the way music was enjoyed, and provided a foundation for future innovators of jazz music. Bebop was a revolutionary sound that captivated the audience due largely to the new foun ... , "Bop marked the point at which both the musicians and their audience became widely conscious that jazz was an art form." Andrews also goes on to mention that bebop's main focus was for people to ser ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies