History of Jazz

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History of Jazz by Mind Map: History of Jazz

1. Roots of Jazz

1.1. Blues(1890-1950's)

1.1.1. African American derived music that envolved hymns, work songs and field hollers.

1.2. Ragtime(1897-1918)

1.2.1. Began as dance music in Red-light districts.

1.3. Brass Bands (Late 1800's to Early 1900's)

1.3.1. Fusion of Eurpean styled military band music and African folk music.

2. Major Style Periods

2.1. Early Jazz

2.1.1. 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

2.1.2. 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

2.2. Swing (1935-1945)

2.2.1. 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

2.2.2. Recording

2.2.3. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDQpZT3GhDg

2.2.4. Duke Ellington - It Don't Mean A Thing

2.3. Bebop (began early 1940's)

2.3.1. 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

2.3.2. Recording

2.3.3. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukL3TDV6XRg

2.3.4. Charlie Parker - Groovin High