African American derived music that envolved hymns, work songs and field hollers.
Began as dance music in Red-light districts.
Fusion of Eurpean styled military band music and African folk music.
New Orleans Style (1900-1917), Characteristics and Artists, characteristics, Improv, Tuba, Banjo, Based on a March or Church melody, Breaks, Brass Instruments, Artists:, Jelly Roll Morton, Joseph "King" Oliver, Louis Armstrong, Recordings, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-xzfwDAn1I, Louis Armstrong - Dream a Little Dream
Chicago (began early 1920's), Characteristics and Artists, characteristics, Polyphony, Guitar/String Bass, Artists, Earl Hines, Johnny Dodds, Sidney Bichet, Recordings, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5OJ1MzKTivU, Earl Hines - Dream of You
Characteristics and Artists, characteristics, Less Improv, Emphasison Showmanship, Arrangements ( Tutti, Soli, Shout Chours, Riffs), Sections ( Saxphones, Brass, Rythym), Artists, Duke Ellington, Count Bassie, Coleman Hawkins
Duke Ellington - It Don't Mean A Thing
Characteristics And Artists, characteristics, Small Ensembles, Complex anglular melodies played in unison, Faster Tempos than Swing, HarmonicComplexities, Fast Beat, Artists, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonius Monk
Charlie Parker - Groovin High