Essays Tagged: "jazz music"

Jazz and Classical Music

Jazz and Classical MusicUpon entering a modern record store, one is confronted with a wide variety o ... dance music to more complex artmusic. On the complex side of the scale are the categories known as Jazz and Classical music. Someof the most accomplished musicians of our time have devoted themselves ... Someof the most accomplished musicians of our time have devoted themselves to a life-long study of Jazzor Classical music, and a few exceptional musicians have actually mastered both. A comparison of ...

(7 pages) 364 1 3.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The 1930s-1940s

so brought about changes in other forms of entertainment as well as on the silver screen. Blues and jazz music exploded onto the scene and musicians such as Lena Horne, Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzger ...

(1 pages) 94 3 3.7 Aug/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This essay compares two works of art by the artist Louise Nevelson.

ng path for the eye to trace throughout the piece. Jennifer Blessing suggests this as a reaction to Jazz music, while there are actually a plethora of musical and physical inspirations which could hav ... nightlife, distorted by a rain filter and dispersed throughout the street. Although the patterns of jazz music create a rhythm unique unto themselves, due to the abstraction of the piece it is key tha ...

(4 pages) 83 0 3.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Modal Jazz Musician John Coltrane's influence on Jazz.

influential artists of the past 35 years as well as of all time.Although not the most well-known of Jazz musicians (compared to others such as Miles Davis and Charlie Parker), John Coltrane's influenc ... African and Asian music. These influences could be heard in many of his songs, and among his modal-jazz classics.Coltrane died of liver failure at the age of forty on 17 June, 1967. At the time of hi ...

(2 pages) 61 0 3.0 Jul/2003

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

History of Jazz and Classical Music.

History of Jazz and Classical MusicUpon entering a modern record store, one is confronted with awide variety of ... g dancemusic to more complex art music. On the complex side of the scale arethe categories known as Jazz and Classical music. Some of the mostaccomplished musicians of our time have devoted themselves ... c. Some of the mostaccomplished musicians of our time have devoted themselves to alifelong study of Jazz or Classical music, and a few exceptionalmusicians have actually mastered both. A comparison of ...

(6 pages) 136 0 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Analysis of symbolism in The Great Gatsby and its representation of 1920s America.

ea called East Egg the inhabitants are the old American money aristocracy.The huge parties and wild jazz music which became fashionable in the 1920s are epitomized in The Great Gatsby by the lavish pa ...

(4 pages) 72 0 3.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

This 7 page essay is about the cultural revolution of the 1920's in America.

exciting culture. Key events which shaped American society in the 1920's were, The Prohibition Act, jazz music, a woman's place in society, and immigration, among others.A new culture in America emerg ... ement by paying his workers five-dollars an hour and employing women in his factories.The term, the Jazz Age, was coined by famous 1920's author, F. Scott Fitzgerald. The Jazz Age defined the 1920's w ...

(8 pages) 256 0 4.3 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Is Jazz, Popular and Commercial Music Inextricably Linked to Questions of Generation?

ltiplying by such productionwordnet.princeton.edu/perl/webwnEvery generation in pop, commercial and jazz music have cherished music, but is the music they create linked only to each one? During these ... pular Culture 2nd edition. Hemel Hempstead: Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1993.-Osgood, Henry O. So This Is Jazz Boston: Little, Brown, 1926.Websites-http://www.findarticles.com- "Dizzy Atmosphere": The Chall ...

(5 pages) 45 1 4.7 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Analysis Of Miles Davis' "Kind Of Blue"

In early 1959, jazz trumpeter Miles Davis laid down the foundation for a whole new style of jazz music. Through his ... d down the foundation for a whole new style of jazz music. Through his "Kind of Blue"� modal jazz was born. This record became a classic, at times showing its complexity through the soloing, bu ... ed over. For the task of recording, Davis put together an all-star lineup with some of the greatest jazz musicians in music history. The rhythm section was composed of Paul Chambers on bass, Jimmy Cob ...

(3 pages) 44 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Descriptive Essay "a Visit To Grandma"

as I enlightened my nose with the scent of good ole' grams home cooking. She was playing some 50's jazz music on her antique phonograph like always.I asked how Pepper , my grandmas pet Dalmatian, was ...

(3 pages) 25 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Remembering Grandmas House

as I enlightened my nose with the scent of good ole' grams home cooking. She was playing some 50's jazz music on her antique phonograph like always. I asked how Pepper , my grandmas pet Dalmat ...

(3 pages) 8 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Jazz Music: Negotiation Through Dialogue

In the very famous essay by Wynton Marsalis and Cornell West, "Jazz, Hope, and Democracy"�, dialogue through negotiation is used repeatedly. On page 746, Wy ... racy"�, dialogue through negotiation is used repeatedly. On page 746, Wynton Marsalis says, "Jazz music was invented to let us know how to listen to each other, how to negotiate."� Marsa ... 's dialogue through negotiation is used to show each of their beliefs on the idea that rudiments of jazz in play a recurrent role in our society.One example of dialogue between West and Marsalis is lo ...

(4 pages) 36 0 4.3 Nov/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Jazz Age

The Jazz Age was the name of an era between the end of World War one and the beginning of the Great Depr ... of the Great Depression. The era was named by F. Scott Fitzgerald who saw the rise in popularity of jazz music during the time. The term was used particularly to describe North America and specificall ... rth America and specifically New York City during what was called "The Roaring Twenties."During the Jazz Age, many traditional values began to change; new social and sexual attitudes began to emerge, ...

(1 pages) 24 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Women in Jazz - History

Women in jazz � PAGE �9� Running Head: Role of Women In Jazz From 1920 - 1930Jazz Music ... of U.S during the 1920 to 1930Role played by Women[Name of writer][Name of the institution]�Jazz Music of U.S during the 1920 to 1930Role played by WomenIntroduction:Jazz is considered as Amer ... cultural achievement. It was the first local music that was developed in America. At the beginning jazz was just a kind of dance music that was performed by bands, but by the time the rhythm became t ...

(10 pages) 62 0 5.0 Jan/2008

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

Australian society Between The Wars - 1920-1938

re practical during the day, and glamorous at night.Music in the twenties and thirties consisted of Jazz and Blues. Australian Jazz flourished as a new dance phenomenon.Entertainment was at large, wit ... t" was popular. By the end of the 1920's the flappers were into dancing in their fringed dresses to Jazz music. The style of dancing they performed was The "Tango", The "foxtrot", and the "Charleston" ...

(12 pages) 22 0 1.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The life of Louis Armstrong

I don't think anyone can argue that Louis Armstrong is the most legendary jazz musician ever. To even further compliment him, Szwed said that Armstrong is arguably the most i ... rmstrong's magnetic personality and natural born talent were the reasons Armstrong made his name in jazz music. Armstrong often went by the nickname Satchmo or Satch, which is short for Satchelmouth. ... e couldn't have grown up in a better town than New Orleans; reason being this was the birthplace of jazz. Louis attended school at Fisk School for Boys where he likely had his first exposure to Creole ...

(6 pages) 24 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Personal Exploration of Knowledge

mitment is objectively, not subjectively, oriented (Neidhardt, 2002, p.1).Invitation to Smithsonian Jazz Café, sends a strong feeling of excitement, thus begins my personal exploration of knowl ... hus begins my personal exploration of knowledge, so when Henry invited me to attend the Smithsonian Jazz concert I accepted it. At first, I was hesitant because of assignment pressure. However, after ...

(6 pages) 57 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Blues, Jazz and the early Civil Rights Movement

source of empowerment for those who shared similar sentiments with those performing it. Being that jazz and blues were popular genres during that time, it was often played at music clubs throughout t ... end of the 19th century, and found a wider audience in the 1940s as blacks migrated to urban areas. Jazz music has dozens of variations and also utilizes elements from other genres. Albeit the fact th ...

(2 pages) 3840 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Title: The Great Gatsby & The Roaring Twenties Book: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

independent women (dubbed flappers), alcohol being served at speakeasies, and rise in popularity of Jazz music. “An era when bootleg gin flowed through hidden speakeasies, flappers kicked up thei ... leg gin flowed through hidden speakeasies, flappers kicked up their heels to the hot new strains of jazz, and gangsters like Al Capone ruled the underworld” (Name 1). America had also just come o ...

(4 pages) 10 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald