Jazz

Music Appreciation

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Jazz by Mind Map: Jazz

1. Musical Styles

1.1. African Musical roots

1.2. Syncopation

1.3. Polyrythms

2. Historical Events

2.1. New Orleans

2.1.1. 1800

2.1.1.1. Migrants

2.1.2. Cross-cultural

2.1.2.1. Multilingual heriyage

2.1.2.1.1. French

2.1.2.1.2. Spanish

2.1.2.1.3. Chinese

2.1.2.1.4. Greek

2.1.2.1.5. Albanians

2.1.2.2. Settlers

2.1.2.2.1. Canada

2.1.2.2.2. France

2.1.2.3. Slavers

2.1.2.3.1. Haiti

2.1.2.3.2. Santo Domingo

3. Cultural Influences

3.1. 19th Century

3.1.1. Congo Square

3.1.1.1. Slaver

3.1.1.1.1. performed shows

3.1.2. Locations in New Orleans

3.1.2.1. were taken

3.1.2.1.1. Funerals

3.1.2.1.2. Orchestras

3.1.2.1.3. Marching Bands

3.2. Three different strains of music

3.2.1. Ragtime

3.2.1.1. Steady beat

3.2.1.1.1. piano

3.2.2. Blues

3.2.3. Spirituals

4. Characteristics

4.1. Improvisation

4.1.1. Musicians in past

4.1.1.1. No formal knowledge

4.1.1.1.1. Play by ear

4.1.2. Energy

4.1.2.1. Emotion

4.1.2.1.1. Feelings

4.2. Spontaneity

4.2.1. performing

4.2.1.1. think

4.2.1.1.1. play along

5. Key Music Terms

5.1. Instrumentation

5.1.1. Trumpet

5.1.2. Saxophone

5.1.3. Piano

5.1.4. Tombone

5.1.5. Clarinet

5.1.6. Drums

5.1.7. Double Bass

5.2. Timbre or Tone quality

5.2.1. vary

5.2.1.1. expression

5.2.1.1.1. bright

5.2.1.1.2. airy

5.3. Texture

5.3.1. homophonic

5.3.1.1. melody

5.3.1.2. chordal accompaniment

5.3.2. polyphonic

5.3.2.1. trumpets

5.3.2.2. trombones

5.4. Melody

5.4.1. line of music

5.4.1.1. different notes

5.4.1.2. pitches

5.4.1.3. rythms

5.5. Harmony

5.5.1. Colorful

5.5.1.1. dissonant nores

5.5.1.2. widely spaced intervals

5.6. Tempo

5.6.1. Driving rythm

5.6.1.1. quickly

5.6.1.1.1. strong pulse

5.6.1.2. swing

5.6.1.2.1. steady tempo

5.7. Dynamics

5.7.1. Brass kicks

5.7.1.1. loud notes

5.7.1.2. punchy notes

5.8. Form

5.8.1. AABA

5.8.2. ABA

6. Performers

6.1. Scott Hoplin

6.1.1. 1868 - 1917

6.1.1.1. rags inventor

6.1.1.1.1. "Mapple Leaf Rag"

6.2. Sippie Wallace

6.2.1. 1898 * 1986

6.2.1.1. songwriter

6.2.1.1.1. "Devil dances Blue"

6.3. Louis Amstrong

6.3.1. 1901 - 1971

6.3.1.1. trumpetist

6.3.1.1.1. "What a wonderful world"