Jazz Genres

Langston Huges
Langston Huges
langston Huges Langston Hughes Langston Hughes was born on February 1, 1902 in Joplin, Missouri. His father was James Nathaniel and his mother was Carrie Mercer Langston Hughes. His grandfather was Charles Langston, an Ohio abolitionist. As a young boy he lived in Buffalo, New York, Cleveland, Ohio, Lawrence, Kansas, Mexico City, Topeka, Kansas, Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Kansas City, Kansas. In 1914 his parents divorced and he, his mother, and his stepfather moved to Lincoln, Illinois. In
RAP CENORSHIP
RAP CENORSHIP
rAP CENORSHIP *.INHEAD* *.AD* Music and Censorship Victor Lombardi December 1991 Second Reader: Alan Stuart Instructor: Richard Hixon Introduction Our society today largely views censorship as a method that has disappeared from liberal cultures since the enlightenment with the exception of restrictions in time of war. The enlightenment served to cripple the intolerance of incisive religious and government leaders, but did not obliterate censorship altogether. Instead, the job of expurgating unac
Black Music in America
Black Music in America
Black Music in America Black Music in America: A History Through Its People Tahirah Carter by James Haskins Intro to Music I have definitely learned allot about the Evolution of American Music in this class. I found it to be very intriguing. So when I was faced with the chore of deciding which book I would do my report on, I chose Black Music in America by James Haskins. This book gave a detailed account of not only the music genres but it’s performers. We already know that American music is mad
Development of modern Rap
Development of modern Rap
Development of modern Rap Rap music as a musical form began among the youth of South Bronx, New York in the mid 1970’s. Individuals such Kool Herc and Grandmaster Flash were some of the early pioneers of this art form. Through their performances at clubs and promotion of the music, rap consistently gained in popularity throughout the rest of the 1970’s. The first commercial success of the rap song “Rapper\'s Delight” by the Sugar Hill Gang in 1979 helped bring rap music into the national spotlig
History of Rap
History of Rap
History of Rap Rap music as a musical form began among the youth of South Bronx, New York in the mid 1970’s. Individuals such Kool Herc and Grandmaster Flash were some of the early pioneers of this art form. Through their performances at clubs and promotion of the music, rap consistently gained in popularity throughout the rest of the 1970’s. The first commercial success of the rap song “Rapper\'s Delight” by the Sugar Hill Gang in 1979 helped bring rap music into the national spotlight. The 198
Jazz Music the roots of our everyday life
Jazz Music the roots of our everyday life
Jazz Music the roots of our everyday life What is Jazz? According to the dictionary, jazz is defined as, “A kind of syncopated, highly rhythmic music originated by Southern blacks in the late 19th century” (“Jazz” 232). But, everyone should at least agree that jazz is the mother of all music, and is referred to as the only art form originating in the United States (“History 101” 2). America was home to immigrants from all over Europe and beyond who wished to build a new life, or just needed to e
JazzFrock
JazzFrock
JazzFrock FROCK ROCK is a Melbourne-based jazz ensemble focusing on original compositions and improvisation. The group promotes a high standard of performance and professionalism gained through the years of experience and learning of its individual members. All of its members have studied music and improvisation at the prestigious Victorian College of the Arts (VCA). Two of the members in FROCK have returned to lecture there, while the remaining members are educators at tertiary and secondary sc
Music Business
Music Business
Music Business Music Business Question 1. The music publishing industry at a glance would seem to be those who print sheet music, method books, lead sheets, and all of the texts or notated music that musicians (and those aspiring to be musicians) use. Years ago, this was what most music publishers did, but as the industry has evolved the process that become much more complex. Music is not just ink and paper, intellectual material and property to the individual who writes it. Therefore the song d
Says Who Music Censorship in the New Millenium
Says Who Music Censorship in the New Millenium
Says Who Music Censorship in the New Millenium Says Who? Citizenship in America holds many rights. Among these rights are the right to vote, the right to bear arms, and the most widely treasured but largely manipulated, right to free speech. As a citizen of America the right to free speech comes along with many responsibilities, but for the small percentage that exercise their right of free speech to a large public forum, it comes with many stipulations. The more prominent figures under a barrag
Msuic
Msuic
Msuic History of Rap By: Jiggalow-B E-mail: [email protected] Rap music as a musical form began among the youth of South Bronx, New York in the mid 1970’s. Individuals such Kool Herc and Grandmaster Flash were some of the early pioneers of this art form. Through their performances at clubs and promotion of the music, rap consistently gained in popularity throughout the rest of the 1970’s. The first commercial success of the rap song “Rapper\'s Delight” by the Sugar Hill Gang in 1979 helped bring
RAP CENORSHIP
RAP CENORSHIP
rAP CENORSHIP *.INHEAD* *.AD* Music and Censorship Victor Lombardi December 1991 Second Reader: Alan Stuart Instructor: Richard Hixon Introduction Our society today largely views censorship as a method that has disappeared from liberal cultures since the enlightenment with the exception of restrictions in time of war. The enlightenment served to cripple the intolerance of incisive religious and government leaders, but did not obliterate censorship altogether. Instead, the job of expurgating unac
Journey to the Harlem Reanaissance
Journey to the Harlem Reanaissance
Journey to the Harlem Reanaissance Sainte 1 Dominick Sainte Dr. Fisher/ Mrs. West Eng. 3 Hon Per. 1 4 March 2002 Journey to the Harlem Renaissance As America moves into a more cultural and diversified era, more people are taking the time to learn about the Harlem Renaissance. The Harlem Renaissance was the foremost form of freedom for African Americans. It showed blacks that they were becoming equals in American society. The talents of African Americans soared in art, music, literature and espe
The Musical
The Musical
The Musical The classical period of the musical coincided with the heyday of the Hollywood studios from the early thirties to the early fifties. The conventions of the integrated musical were formed in the Astaire--Rogers musicals made at RKO in the thirties and the form peaked at MGM in the forties and early fifties, most notably in films produced by Arthur Freed. Thomas Schatz has provided a useful definition of the integrated musical. \'Rather than create a realistic --or at least plausible
History of Rap
History of Rap
History of Rap The most popular and influential form of African-American pop music of the 1980\'s and 1990\'s, rap is also one of the most controversial styles of the rock era. And not just among the guardians of cultural taste and purity that have always been counted among rock \'n\' roll\'s chief enemies--Black, White, rock and soul audiences continue to fiercely debate the musical and social merits of rap, whose most radical innovations subverted many of the musical and cultural tenets upon
JAZZ ALBUMS AS ART SOME REFLECTIONS
JAZZ ALBUMS AS ART SOME REFLECTIONS
JAZZ ALBUMS AS ART SOME REFLECTIONS In the Process of Completing Research for This Issue, I Realized That What I Want to Say May Be Divided into Two Sections. Part One Surveys the General Topic of Album Art; Part Two (Outlined in the Accompanying Sidebar) Considers the Conspicuous Absence of Black Artists from the Process of Designing Jazz Packages: Covers, Liner Notes Etc. This Second Part Will Be Published in an Upcoming Issue.--R.G.O\'M. The enclosed portfolio of album cover art springs from
Hip hop
Hip hop
rap hip hop By: me E-mail: [email protected] Rap Music; Its impact on society since its birth. The Merriam Webster Dictionary defines rap as a rhythmic chanting of usual rhymed couplets to a musical accompaniment. The purpose of this paper is to show how rap music has come to be. Also, citing the many performers who have mad this form of music what it is today. Rap is a large part of our society and its evolution is proof that this personal style of music will be around for a very long t
Hemingway opera
Hemingway opera
hemingway opera The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Opera Composition I awoke one morning twenty-six months ago in a daze. Well, to be accurate it was afternoon, and I was hung over. It had been weeks since I had written anything, and I had spent the previous night as I did most nights: attempting to find inspiration at the bottom of a bottle. I had company that night though; a rather distinguished gentleman by the name of Samuel Rutledge. He is one of several regular characters I associate with sinc
Jazz expression
Jazz expression
jazz expression I have definitely learned a lot about the Evolution of Music in this class. I found it to be very intriguing. So when I was faced with the chore of deciding what I would do my report on, I chose to use the book Black Music in America by James Haskins. This book gave a detailed account of not only the music genres but it’s performers. American music is made up of music from many different types of ethnic backgrounds. What gives this book a plus is that it highlights aspects Ameri
Jazz Music The Roots of our Everyday Life
Jazz Music The Roots of our Everyday Life
Jazz Music The Roots of our Everyday Life What is Jazz? According to the dictionary, jazz is defined as, A kind of syncopated, highly rhythmic music originated by Southern blacks in the late 19th century (Jazz 232). But, everyone should at least agree that jazz is the mother of all music, and is referred to as the only art form originating in the United States (History 101 2). America was home to immigrants from all over Europe and beyond who wished to build a new life, or just needed to
Music Business
Music Business
Music Business Music Business Exam Number One Question 1. The music publishing industry at a glance would seem to be those who print sheet music, method books, lead sheets, and all of the texts or notated music that musicians (and those aspiring to be musicians) use. Years ago, this was what most music publishers did, but as the industry has evolved the process that become much more complex. Music is not just ink and paper, intellectual material and property to the individual who writes it. The
Rock and Roll
Rock and Roll
Rock and Roll Britannica.com Sounds of the Psychedelic Sixties by Lucy O\'Brien In 1967 the Beatles were in Abbey Road Studios putting the finishing touches on their album Sgt. Pepper\'s Lonely Hearts Club Band. At one point Paul McCartney wandered down the corridor and heard what was then a new young band called Pink Floyd working on their hypnotic debut, The Piper at the Gates of Dawn. He listened for a moment, then came rushing back. Hey guys, he reputedly said, There\'s a new band in the
Poulenc
Poulenc
Poulenc Francis Poulenc was born in Paris, France on January 7, 1899 into a well-to-do family. His father, Emile Poulenc, was one of the directors of the pharmaceutical firm Rhone-Poulenc. Never one to be without money, Poulenc\'s composing was often viewed as more of a hobby than a necessity. Poulenc never studied at the famed Paris Conservatory or any other musical institution, which later made it difficult for him to be accepted by his peers. Poulenc studied piano with Ricardo Vines and compo
The harlem renaissance
The harlem renaissance
the harlem renaissance In 1917, the United States found itself buried in a conflict with many different nations. Labeled as World War I, the United States goal was to support the fight for democracy across the world. As the war progressed, there was a need to fulfill many jobs due to the labor shortages that the North had been experiencing. To be more exact, the North received a major labor blow, due to the large enlistment of men into the Army. The draft also helped to cripple the labor supply
BMG Inc
BMG Inc
BMG Inc Executive Summary The music industry has experienced dramatic shocks that will ultimately transform its structure. The transformations have been sparked by new technologies and Internet use distributing music as a digital good. The MP3 audio format and the wide distribution network that has become available via the Internet are driving changes in the recorded music market structure and, thus, are simultaneously having significant impacts on the players in the traditional recorded music v
Musical genres
Musical genres
musical genres Music. Fascinating both by it\'s diverse individual styles and the inevitable fusion of different genres which in turn have created other completely new and unique styles of music. Classical music is a perfect example. The earliest forms of classical music were composed in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries and displayed a very complicated and sophisticated form of writing incorporating a wide range of instruments and used the principle of multi instrumentation which ac
The Similarities Between Classical Music and Ellin
The Similarities Between Classical Music and Ellin
The Similarities Between Classical Music and Ellington?s Jazz One of the greatest tragedies in the 20th century can be seen in the debasing of the Jazz genre as a unworthy equal to it\'s predecessor, European Classical music. This can be seen in various statements about Jazz, such as Boris Gibalin commit, The Jazz Mania has taken on the character of a lingering illness and must be cured by means of forceful intervention.1 This conflict can be traced through out the history of Jazz, as Classi
Jazz: Still Got the Blues?
Jazz: Still Got the Blues?
Jazz: Still Got the Blues? The interaction between Blues and Jazz can be discerned when the origins of both music are scrutinized. The development of one is hidden in the roots of one another and both use similar sound patterns for instance. In this paper the readers will be presented a brief history of Blues Jazz within the similarities of the two. If we trace back to the history of Blues music, the impact of African-American tradition is seen quite apparently. Blues music evolved from the song
Flamenco
Flamenco
Flamenco Flamenco is an individualistic folk art, a genuine Southern art form, which was mainly originated by Andalusian gypsies. It exists in 3 forms: El cante, song, el baile, dance and guitarrra, guitar playing. Its roots also are with Arabs, Spanish Jews and socially outcasted Christians. The flamenco essence is song, which is usually accompanied by guitar and improvised dance. Complex rhythmic patterns and sophisticated footwork differs from other European dance forms. The word flamenco has
Bob Marleys Redemption Song
Bob Marleys Redemption Song
Bob Marleys Redemption Song Since its founding in the 1930s, the Rastafarian movement has grown to the point where it has become a major cultural and political force in Jamaica. During its existence, the movement has challenged Jamaica\'s neo-colonialist society\'s attempts to keep whites at the top and blacks at the bottom of the socio-economic structure. Because of its controversial actions, the movement has evoked responses from observers that range from hostility to curiosity (Forsythe 63)
The History of Music
The History of Music
The History of Music The History of Western Music Music has been around since the dawn of time, ever since man first inhabited this planet we have learned to communicate in ways other then conventional speaking. Different Cultures all have there own specific way of communicating through music. Music is basically broken into two specific groups Eastern Music and Western Music. Eastern music is mainly derived from the orient and India. While, Western music first emerged from Europe. Western music
The Birth of P-Funk: George Clinton
The Birth of P-Funk: George Clinton
The Birth of P-Funk: George Clinton In ancient African civilizations music took precedence in all activities that the tribes participated in. There was a song for every celebration, every birth, and every death. As Africans were enslaved and moved to North America by Europeans, many customs and traditions followed with them. As their culture was stripped from them and European ideals were placed upon them, they kept song as their universal language and their link to the motherland. From early on
American Slavery
American Slavery
American Slavery  The purpose of this report was for me to research and explore the connection between African American women and music.  Since prior to the slave decades, music has been an integral part of African American society, and served as a form of social, economic, and emotional support in African American communities in the past and present.  This paper will cover three different types of secular music that emerged during the slave days, through the civil war, reconstruction, and
Roma Culture
Roma Culture
Roma Culture Roma Culture By: Andre Suissa Romas, or Gypsy, have traveled all over the world starting from India, which is considered their origin however not proven, and ending up as far as Spain where their customs have influenced and changed modern day societies. These diasporas were not deliberate but rather forced on them due to their beliefs. Stereotypes have been created to make Romas look like thieves, which is where the phrase, I\'ve been gypped, comes from. Gypsies were and still are
Rap as a language
Rap as a language
Rap as a language Since its start in the music industry around nineteen eighty-eight rap music has always been under a lot of scrutiny for its lyrics and messages that it portrays. Rap music has a long history starting back to the days of slavery and has come a long way since then bridging gaps between all genres of music including jazz, blues, and basic drum beats. When hip hop first came about its message was simple. It was groups of black men who described the life they were living in the ghe
Langston Hughes - Poetry Analy
Langston Hughes - Poetry Analy
Langston Hughes - Poetry Analy Langston Hughes (1902-1967) absorbed America. In doing so, he wrote about many issues critical to his time period, including The Renaissance, The Depression, World War II, the civil rights movement, the Black Power movement, Jazz, Blues, and Spirituality. Just as Hughes absorbed America, America absorbed the black poet in just about the only way its mindset allowed it to: by absorbing a black writer with all of the patronizing self-consciousness that that entails.
Easy rider and the phenomenon of the 1960s counter
Easy rider and the phenomenon of the 1960s counter
Easy rider and the phenomenon of the 1960s counterculture teenpic In the following essay, I will attempt to highlight the phenomenon in cinema known as the counterculture youth-pic. This trend in production started in the late 1960\'s as a result of the economic and cultural influences on the film industry of that time. The following essay looks at how those influences helped to shape a new genre in the film industry, sighting Easy Rider as a main example, and suggests some possible reasons fo
Edward Kennedy Ellington
Edward Kennedy Ellington
Edward Kennedy Ellington The man was born Edward Kennedy Ellington; but he exists in the eyes of American culture as the Duke. He received the nickname from a childhood friend who recognized his style and debonair. That style would carry him around the country and eventually the world as one of the music world\'s most prolific composers. His life began in Washington DC on April 29, 1899. Duke did not start up as a child prodigy; while he took piano lessons, he leaned more to sports in his format
Declining Record Sales: Who is to Blame?
Declining Record Sales: Who is to Blame?
Declining Record Sales: Who is to Blame? The music recording industry is in trouble. For several years now, sales of new and popular music have steadily declined and show no sign of changing. The record companies are quick to blame the growing popularity of the Internet; music is being traded in a digital form online, often anonymously, with the use of file-sharing programs such as Morpheus, KaZaA, and Imesh, to name a few. The RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) succeeded in disban
A Comprehensive Study of the Satellite Radio Indus
A Comprehensive Study of the Satellite Radio Indus
A Comprehensive Study of the Satellite Radio Industry: TABLE OF CONTENTS HOW SATELLITE RADIO WORKS 5 How XM\'s System Works 6 How Sirius\' System Works 7 TERRESTRIAL RADIO 8 SIRIUS\' SATELLITE RADIO CORPORATION 12 History 12 Demographics 14 Product Offering 15 OEM Vehicle Manufacturers Partners 16 Hardware Partners 17 Financials 17 XM SATELLITE RADIO CORPORATION 18 History 18 XM Satellite Radio Holdings, Inc. 19 Demographics 20 Promotions 20 OEM Vehicle Partners 21 Hardware Partners 22 Financial
Research paper
Research paper
research paper The Development of Modern Rap Rap music as a musical form began among the youth of South Bronx, New York in the mid 1970a€™s. Individuals such Kool Herc and Grandmaster Flash were some of the early pioneers of this art form. Through their performances at clubs and promotion of the music, rap consistently gained in popularity throughout the rest of the 1970a€™s. The first commercial success of the rap song Rapper\'s Delight by the Sugar Hill Gang in 1979 helped bring rap mu
The History of Rock and Roll
The History of Rock and Roll
The History of Rock and Roll Rock and roll has developed a long way throughout the years from a dance craze in the 1950\'s to a political and cultural landscape that is recognized worldwide. Rock and roll has come to define the roots of teenage rebellion, people who don\'t follow the norms, and have disrespect for authority. The style of rock and roll itself is a melting pot of music, a combination of sounds that include jazz, country, blues, ragtime, gospel, swing, classical, and ethnic music.
Louis Armstrong
Louis Armstrong
Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong Heroes are needed in the world to give people something to look up to, someone to be like. Louis Armstrong over came such adversities as poverty, a lack of good education, and racism to become one of the greatest jazz player not just of the 1920s but of the 20th century. Armstrong was one of the creators of Jazz and was one of the most popular entertainers from the 1920s. Starting out at a young age he never knew that one day he would be such a popular jazz player
Keller Williams One Man Band
Keller Williams One Man Band
Keller Williams One Man Band Imagine attending a concert in which if you were to close your eyes, you would assume that the music you are hearing is being created by a cast of band members, each playing their respective instruments. Contrary to your assumptions, however, this band only consists of one member. Keller Williams, dubbed by critics as a one-man-band, is one of a kind both in his musical talent and his solo act. Very few solo musicians have mastered such a multi-dimensional sound and
Hip Hop
Hip Hop
Hip Hop Hip-hop as a musical form began among the youth of South Bronx, New York in the mid- 1970\'s. Individuals such Kool Herc and Grandmaster Flash were some of the early pioneers of this art form.(Fernando 43) Through their performances at clubs and promotion of the music, hip-hop consistently gained in popularity throughout the rest of the 1970\'s. The first commercial success for hip-hop was a song Rapper\'s Delight by the Sugar Hill Gang in 1979.(Potter 45) This helped bring hip-hop int
XM Radio
XM Radio
XM Radio The Benefits of XM Radio Over the years, many people all over have listened to the radio for entertainment and information. Radio supplies news, sports, music, talk, and many other options with great ease. However, since television has become so popular lately, people look to it as an alternative to radio for the previously stated options. The reason for this can be linked to the redundancy that radio has encountered by not offering anything new and exciting for people to become interes
The Growth Of Portuguese Music
The Growth Of Portuguese Music
The Growth Of Portuguese Music Portugal has a rich musical culture, with roots that go back to Provencal troubadours, followed by ballads and the fado, and as of late, incorporating the rhythms of Portugal\'s former West African colonies. Each of these elements are stll alive in current Portuguese music like the French Provencal influence in the folk music played at festivals in the northern part of the country, as well as the rock and jazz most prevalent in the larger cities. An addtional eleme
Culture and Values Terms
Culture and Values Terms
Culture and Values Terms High and Popular Culture High culture is a term referring to the best of breed (from some elitist viewpoints) cultural products. What falls in this category is defined by the most powerful sections of society, i.e. its social, political, economic and intellectual elite. The opposite of high cultural art forms, such as the opera, historic art, classical music, traditional theatre or literature; popular culture includes many forms of cultural communication including newspa
Rock n Roll
Rock n Roll
Rock n Roll Rock n Roll has never just been music. Heavy metal, Rhythm Blues, Art Rock, New Wave, and the rest may be primary styles or genres but as sub-categories of rock, or rockin roll they do not cumulatively add up to the whole. Rock n\' Roll is a movement, a lifestyle, in many ways a belief system and all that Rock n Roll is today it owes to history: two years, no more than three when the fabric of American popular culture was torn apart and rewoven, and a new era explosively began. Rock
Motion Picture History
Motion Picture History
Motion Picture History Before World War I, films were being made mostly European countries and in Japan. When the war interrupted European filmmaking, however, the American film industry began to dominate the world market. In the years between 1917 and 1927 the silent film reached the peak of its development. United States had the largest film industry and American films dominated the international market. Germany and Japan still had some movie industries but mostly left to domestic. Many nation
Lena horne
Lena horne
lena horne Singer/actress Lena Horne\'s primary occupation was nightclub entertaining, a profession she pursued successfully around the world for more than 60 years, from the 1930s to the 1990s. In conjunction with her club work, she also maintained a recording career that stretched from 1936 to 2000 and brought her three Grammys, including a Lifetime Achievement Award in 1989; she appeared in 16 feature films and several shorts between 1938 and 1978; she performed occasionally on Broadway, incl