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...Miles Davis Miles Davis lived and worked during the period of changes and turmoil in the American society. He was oneof those powerful African Americans who emerged in the society to fight for equality and more rights to the people. Miles Davis also took part in this movement rendering people’s desire for equality through music. In fact, the changes and evolution of his musical style is the reflection of the processes that took part in the American society and the civil rights movement in particular. Davis defied the standards and canons of jazz music, and it was the way...
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SONG love for sale by miles davis
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...Miles Davis The song “Love for Sale” by Miles Davis is a wrong written from a prostitute viewpoint and from introduction, it depicts how the prostitute is various kind of love that she puts on sale including Old love and new love as well as every love but true love. The song is written in the format of A-A-B-A, but instead of having 32 bars like other song within this category and format, it has 64 bars and additional 8 bar tag. In terms of melody the song is in slow harmonic rhythm with ideal progressive tune that changes at different bar points. The sections that take this form last nearly 4 minutes with a diminishing common tone and tri tone substitutions particularly... no. "Love for Sale" by Miles...
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Miles Davis: Life of a Musical Legend
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...Miles Davis: Life of a Musical Legend HERE] HERE] Miles Davis is to jazz as Julia Child is to cooking. A true magician behind the microphone, his life and career have not failed to touch those who love the performance of many genres, including jazz, where his roots lay in listening to, and playing with Dizzie Gillespie and Charlie “Bird” Parker, to rock, fusion, funk, and even in the latter stages of his career, rap and hip-hop music. Numerous musicians owe their fame to Miles Davis, whose legendary talent not only behind the microphone but in writing and arranging music gave some their...
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Miles Davis and Kind of Blue
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...Miles Davis and Kind of Blue The focus of this essay would be the influential jazz artist Miles Dewey Davis. Davis played an important role in re-conceptualizing jazz and its multifarious forms during the latter half of the twentieth century. The emphasis shall be on Davis’ best known album Kind of Blue which was honored by the United States House of Representatives in 2009 for its remarkable contributions for constructing jazz as a “national treasure.” A short biographical note on Davis is in keeping with the subject of the essay. He was born in 1926 in Illinois. At the age of 1944 he began school at the Julliard School of Music in New York. His experiences here affected his artistic... of...
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Compare and contrast the development of the styles of any two Jazz artists ex: louis armstrong and Miles Davis
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...Davies Miles Introduction Jazz is a music style with its origin from the black communities living in the US in the 20th century. It is a mixture of European musical notes and the African musical aspects, for example syncopation. Over the years Jazz came to adopt the aspects of American music. Other qualities of this type of music are the improvisation and off beat rhythms that it possess. Louis Armstrong and Davies Myles are considered as some of the greatest jazz musicians in the history of jazz music. This is because of the influential role they played in transforming this genre of music from old to modern jazz music. Louis Armstrong on the other hand, was born in 1901to a poor... Louis Armstrong and...
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Compare and contrast the development of the styles of any two Jazz artists ex: louis armstrong and Miles Davis
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...Davies Miles Introduction Jazz is a music style with its origin from the black communities living in the US in the 20th century. It is a mixture of US and Europe music culture. New Orleans is the epitome of Jazz music dating back to the year 1910. With the blacks embracing this type of music, the style of the music’s definition is ragtime. Other qualities of this type of music are the improvisation and off beat rhythms that it possess. Louis Armstrong and Davies Myles are considered as some of the greatest jazz musicians in the history of jazz music. This is because of their influential role they played in transforming this genre of music from old to modern jazz music. He was born... Louis Armstrong and...
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Jazz
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...Miles Davis. On May 26, 1926 Davis was born in East St. Louis to Dr Miles Dewey Davis, Jr. and Cleota Mae Davis. At the age of 65 he died due to pneumonia and other medical complications on September 28, 1991. Miles Davis began his music career after he was given a trumpet as a present from his dad at the age of 12. During his adolescent years he took various jobs in the clubs to play the trumpet. In 1944 Davis was privy to observe the performance of a band comprised of jazz great, Charlie Parker and Dizzy... Jazz, music that can awaken your soul and put you in a relaxed mood has been promoted by the likes of numerous talented artists. One such legend in the kingdom of jazz has been the late great Miles ...
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...Miles Davis – Around Midnight Jazz music, this lively, enjoyable music was started back inthe 20th century within the African American communities. It has given rise to popular Jazz music and much new age American popular music. It is spread to all the communities in America and has many distinctive styles. Saxophone being one of the major instruments used in the composition of Jazz Music adds the distinction to this music. The video refers to the Miles Davis performance of “Around Midnight” in Berlin, Germany which he takes us through a story by the expressions that can be perceived through Jazz music. Miles Davis one of the most famous jazz players worked on the modern jazz musical... Number] Miles...
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...Miles Dewey Davis in Santa Monica, Miles was a jazz trumpeter and band leader, and a powerful 20th century musician, who was inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of fame in 2006 (Warner,2014). He led change in jazz to make sure that the genre evolved with the changing times, although his critics felt that he had adulterated pure jazz for commercial gain. Miles Davis led the movement of jazz fusion, a mixture of jazz and rock. While jazz was associated with black people, rock was predominantly white music, and, therefore, this fusion had racist undertones. Rock sales were relatively much higher than those of jazz. The fusion... was a combination of funk, rhythm, blues that allowed the formation...
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Jazz
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...Miles Davis – Around Midnight Jazz music, this lively, enjoyable music was started back in the 20th century within the African American communities. It has given rise to popular Jazz music and much new age American popular music. It is spread to all the communities in America and has many distinctive styles. Saxophone being one of the major instruments used in the composition of Jazz Music adds the distinction to this music. As a means of this unique level of ethnic development, jazz represents something special within the field of music that cannot quite be claimed by any other form of music that currently exists in the world. The video refers... to the Miles...
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Bensha Swing
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...Miles Davis and the Modern Jazz Giants album of the Miles Davis. This song was revisited by Monk on his acclaimed 1957 LP Brilliant Corners. Solis (193) asserts that this song was also covered by Rock band, Red Hot Chilly Peppers in the course of their 1989-1990 Mother’s Milk tour renaming their version F.U. and added some lyrics. Sincen then, jazz music has been changing daily with new styles, lyrics and musical instruments being invented and used. Works Cited Solis Gabriel. Monks music: Thelonious Monk and jazz history in the making. University of California: University of California Press, 2008, 180-234.... Bensha Swing Thelonious Monk has remained to be one of the prominent people facilitating...
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Fusion style in Jazz
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...Miles Davis, a trumpeter and composer. According to Wikipedia.com: “In 1969, Davis introduced the electric instrument approach to jazz with In a Silent Way, … Daviss first fusion album.” Fusion style Jazz developed rapidly in the 1970’s and 80’sand most of the music was performed by bands. Davis also took the music to a higher level during this period. This time there was a fusion between Jazz and Funk and Jazz and R&B as the popularity of rock music declined. In the 1990’s other elements of music was added as fusion style Jazz continued to make an impact. Work Cited Scaruffi, Piero. A History of Jazz Music: 1900 -2000....
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John Mclaughlin
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...Miles Davis’ album “Milestones” which was released in the market back in 1957 (Stump, p. 13). 1960s McLaughin’s exposure on blues music started when he reached London during the early part of 1960s (Stump, p. 15). Since then, McLaughlin took every chance he gets to have a jamming or recording sessions with the musical people in London including Pete Brown and Tony Meehan among others (Stump, p. 17). When Herbie Goins – a vocalist offered... John McLaughlin Short Biography Born on the 4th of January 1942 in Yorkshire, England; John McLaughlin is an English jazz guitarist and a well-known composer (McLaughlin a). As a famous musician, McLaughlin belongs to a family that is very much inclined in music. In...
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Reviews Kind of Blue
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...Miles Davis’ “Kind of Blue” is known to be an improvisation to jazz music. The music obviously made the musician famous because of the soft sound that is simply so soothing to the listener’s inner being. The harmony created by the saxophones, drums and piano is amazingly perfect, developing a melancholic yet revitalizing atmosphere. It sets one’s mood into a meditative state which perhaps explains the invigorating effect of the music. Davis efficiently does this by using strong and weak beats to come up with a beautiful melody that alternately uses soft and loud sounds. The loudness of the music however, is not eardrum-breaking rather, makes a harmonious effect with the soft and lazy... Full Jazz Do It...
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End-of-Term Written Assignment
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...Miles Davis and Tony Williams were producing ground shaking, rocking music, Corea and his team were approaching the Jazz music with yet another amalgamation of other traditional rhythms. Though, the music of Latin and Brazil is usually party music but in this specific album, one can’t help noticing the softer tunes and melodies that these cultures have to offer. This however, does not mean that this music... ? General Characteristics of Historic Jazz Music Jazz music and Jazz age are usually confounded together, though it’s true that Jazz music became popular in the years between the World Wars followed by Great Depression but the roots of Jazz music can be traced back to 1880’s. Jazz music in the...
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Jazz Fusion Musicians
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...Mile Davis, John Abercombie, Don Alias, Jeff Beck, Jack Bruce and Larry Carlton contributions to jazz fusion in their life time. A number of questions commonly get asked concerning the founder of jazz fusion. In accordance to some music analysts, some say fusion might have started with the guitarist, Larry Coryell. Speculations presume that Larry Coryell brought the rock oriented tune. In addition, he also brought attack... ? Jazz Fusion Musicians Phone Number Email address The term Jazz fusion is a combination of two words: Jazz and fusion. Fusion vaguely refers to a catch-all which trivialized what became in the 1970s a vigorous movement in the American music. People often wonder where the term Jazz...
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Jazz History-2
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...Miles Davis recorded his seminal Birth of the Cool, which even from its title, represents the official history of cool jazz (Smith 9). The album is known for its innovative arrangements that, by and large, diverged from the conventions of traditional bebop. The album itself served as a key influence on the West Coast musicians who would go on to define the cool movement. Birth of the Cool remains even today one of the bestselling jazz albums in the world... The history of jazz music, like rock or ical music can be defined simply in terms of the movements that have shifted popular focus within the genre. Although movements can be defined only generally, there is still a structure students of jazz history...
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Jazz experimentalists
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...Miles Davis. As he weaves in and out of skilled improvisations, and contemplative ballads, it’s almost as if he is serenading the listener` at midnight. The band’s sound is sure to never fall into a lull however, and just as the listener begins to fall into a trance, they are quickly punctured by an off-setting pitch, or sharp burst of melody. While the percussion is never overly obtrusive, neither does it merely keep pace. The nature of the band’s sound is such that stylistic flourishes occur, in however a subtle fashion. This is perhaps the most accurate way to categorize... Douglas Bradford While Douglas Bradford has described his band as “several species of small furry animals gathered together in...
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Jazz analysis
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...Miles Davis. His stint in the new band proved to be one of the greatest achievements he had ever made (Rosenthal, 1993). He managed to hone his creativity and expertise as a trumpeter. Working in Davis’s band alongside John Coltrane, a saxophone expert, Adderley liked a vigorous style of playing jazz, which was a complete opposite of his mentor, Davis’ lifestyle... ?­ Jazz Music Number Jazz Music Jazz is one of the key genres of music. For an effective development, and performance of a jazz music, there should not be less than two and not more than twenty people playing the musical instruments and doing the actual singing of the jazz. Jazz music witnesses musicians enjoying the freedom to improvise while ...
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History of Jazz
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...Miles Davis, and Gerry Mulligan are some of the players of cool jazz where it is different from hot jazz which is loud and loose... December 12, Bebop: Evolution and Continuity toward Modern Jazz Pianist Hampton Hawes, while playing bebop with his band,remembers that their music is rebellious due to its stark difference to New Orleans jazz of the 1920s and the popular swing in the 1930s, and he hears people saying: “What these crazy niggers doin playin that crazy music? Wild. Out of the jungle” (italics from original text).1 In contrast to swing and early jazz, bebop is described as being more intellectual because of its technical difficulty with fast tempos and complex rhythms and characteristic...
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American Music History
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...Miles Davis and Pat Metheny draw great inspiration from the Bossa Nova tradition. 4. Salsa: Salsa, literally meaning sauce, originated in Cuba, and by the end of the 1970s became a major component of  almost all vernacular fields. It is quintessentially Cuban music, long held... Insert s and February 20, 2009 History of Latin Music Latin American music, especially the trends which originatedin Brazil, Mexico and the Caribbean, has enhanced American popular music and theatre over several decades. The most significant of Latin dance forms and musicians are discussed below. Latin Dances: 1. Bomba: Bomba was one of the first Latin American dances to be popularized in Northern America. With its origins in P...
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Jazz History George Gershwin
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...Miles Davis and many more have admired his work by depicting it in their work. In an article by John Rockwell in New York Times, 1987, praises Gershwin by citing Paul Simon's example as how this folk-rock artist carries forward the legacy of the great legend in his work "Graceland". Furthermore, in the same article he says, "If Gershwin didn't push the boundaries of classical music forward in his concert pieces(sic), he at least aspired to transcend the song forms and the limited harmonic language he started with. And that is something that today's ambitious pop art-song composers... full George Gershwin 24 November George Gershwin Much can be said about the artist George Gershwin. It is through his...
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Jazz Anecdotes: Second Time Around
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...Miles Davis, Bessie Smith, Dizzy, Bird. Waller, Eddie Condon plus many others. The book highlights lesser prominent jazz players such as Puma who... Crow, Bill. Jazz Anecdotes: Second Time Around. Oxford: Oxford Press, 2005. Print. , ISBN: 0195187954 When reading the book “Jazz Anecdotes” by Bill Crow gives the real picture about what some of the original jazz musicians experienced. The book first introduces what the jazz world really refers to. When someone reads on, several stories are revealed about struggle teaching and learning from one jazz musician to another, life on the road, discrimination and the success in jazz music. The book becomes more interesting from the various characters and their...
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Jazz Music
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...Miles, Davis. Miles. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1990. Outline A. Introduction B. Origins of Jazz C. Evolution of Jazz 1. 40s 2. 50s and 60s 3. 70s D. Conclusion... of the of the Concerned 17 March 2009 Jazz MusicSince times immemorial, it has been a tendency of the art critics to canonize and classify the specific genres and forms. The world of music is not an exception to this traditional predilection. This trait not only stands true for the classical music that evolved in the aristocratic European circles, but also holds valid in today's era of Pop and Hip Hop. In fact the...
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The history of Jazz
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...Miles Davis. His style became... Jazz music is deeply rooted in various musical styles of African-American music with European traditional music also contributing to its melodic sound. It was composed of several styles of black folk music such as field hollers, lullabies, rowing chants, spirituals and blues. Jazz began with small bands or solo pianists playing at weddings, picnics, parades and funerals. Blues and ragtime had also formed several years before jazz, and were strongly influencing its styles and forms. New Orleans, Louisiana experienced the earliest form of jazz. Improvisation, along with the existing sounds of other black music such as ragtime and blues, made jazz unique. Charles "Bu...
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Evolution of Jazz
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...Miles Davis and John Coltrane from the list--they are simply too popular to include on the list.) For the musician: discuss the general characteristics of the historic jazz style; describe the individual stylistic characteristics for which the performer is known; select one piece that features a notable performance and provide your observations from listening to the piece; provide a conclusion that offers insight into the artistry and significance of the piece and performer you have selected. In the header for your paper, be sure to include: The artist you have selected The title of the piece The year of the original recording Other performers on the recording... ?Evolution of Jazz Order No. 827668...
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Karim Rashid
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...Miles Davis. Rashid feels that pink color portrays an energetic feeling and therefore he avoids black. The restaurants that he has designed have been planned in such a way that the customers can make themselves feel comfortable, entertained and relaxed. Rashid does not love nature. His greatest loss in his life is that of his wife’s death. Disloyalty is that one quality that Rashid hates most. Rashid has also written a book named “I want to change the world, it’s a big world”. He has introduced modern technology in his designs and has... Hook: Designing is an art by itself and Karim Rashid shows how it requires one to be aware of the various needs of the society depending with the time in which the...
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The origins of jazz
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...Miles Davis, and Billie Holiday. But the roots of jazz may go much farther back in time, perhaps as far back as prior to the Civil War. Listeners and historians of jazz often argue that there are certain specific elements that make a piece of music definitively “jazz.” Other experts argue that jazz is the offspring of the blues, while others would credit “ragtime” as having a greater influence than the blues on the jazz genre. So what is jazz? Where did it begin? What makes it distinct as a musical style? Most people equate jazz with the early to mid 20th century. However, many... Due When most people think of jazz they automatically think of those stand-out solo performers, like Louis Armstrong,...
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Chick Corea
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...Miles Davis band in the 60s, he was a vigorous participant in the electric jazz fusion movement. He was a collaborator with other musician as he took the chance to explore various musical styles with musicians such as the Herbie Hancock, McCoy Tyner, and Keith... ? Chick Corea Music is one way that human use to communicate most of their feelings. There are different types of music being arecommonly listened to one of them being the Jazz type of music. Jazz music originated around the twentieth century within the African-American communities. (Weatherford, 2008) The Jazz type of music through its development and spread around the world has drawn on different national, local, and regional musical cultures. ...
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Ellingtonia Music essay
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...Miles Davis, George Shearing, Judy Collins, Joe Jackson and even Steve Wonders who wrote a tribute song for the legend names ‘Sir Duke’. It was not his music alone that inspired people, he was a people’s person. He had a magnetic personality and loved to work with different musicians. Working on a musical piece with others is not always easy, there needs to exist certain harmony, some flexibility in order to put together to different ideas in one song or composition and make them sound pleasant. Duke was a master at this. His commitment to his work is a beacon of light for all. Sources "Community Handbook... 1. What do you think were Ellingtons main goals at age forty? At the age of forty, Duke’s band...
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Reading response
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...Miles Davis that dates back a thousand years. The advice explains that, painting should not be based on what exists, but on what is not there. The 20th... Lecturer Reading Response The Poetic structure of a Twelfth-Century Chinese Pictorial Dream Journey, illustrates that the painters within the Yangzi River valley in the twelfth century had great interest in the misty hills and also the lakes. The scenarios gave them adequate visual impression required for illustrating the tangible atmospheric environment that infinitely receded. The visual inspiration also illustrated the dreams and emotions during the landscape unveiling or veiling. The painters saw their work as a great intellectual endeavor. The...
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Ernie Davis
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...Davis Ernie Davis was an American football player who was born in Pennsylvania, USA on 14 December 1939. In the year 1959, Ernie David earned the national championship to the Syracuse and became the first ever winner of the Heisman Trophy from the African American race just two years later. Just five years before, Jim Brown had been rebuffed to have the honor of having this trophy because he was black as a result of which, Dick Schaap resolved to resign as the voter of the Heisman Trophy. In this context, Ernie Davis winning the Heisman Trophy marked a cultural shift. Ernie Davis also holds the honor of being the first athlete of the African American race to be selected in the NFL... 29 October Ernie...
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Jazz Music Essay
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...Miles Davis was the central jazz musician of the 20th century. He is responsible for the development of many jazz styles and also the emergence of free jazz, fusion, techno music and funk. Many artists owe... JAZZ MUSIC Jazz originated in the 20th century in the communities of the African American in the South America. It is basically a mixture of African and European music as it is influenced by the traditions of both, African and European music. The “jazz age” as it is called is the main era when the jazz music flourished; the twentieth century (Kirchner). Initially, the word "jazz" was used as a slang word and was only used to refer to the music in the city of Chicago.  The influx of slave trade in...
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...Mile Davis, John Coltrane, and Horace Silver, all famous for their rather soulful styles. Post boppers like Wallace Rodney and Wynton Marsalis also made their mark. Another style that took a different path of evolution from the post-bop, bebop, and swing forms was avant-garde free Jazz. The style first began... Jazz Music and Musical Acculturation In ethnomusicology, acculturation can be considered as a form of trans-culturation of music. Trans-culturation is a broad reference to the way in which more than two cultures come into contact, as far as musical influences are concerned, setting in motion processes that alter the music of the affected culture in one way or the other. Consequently, music from...
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Extended concert review example
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...Miles Davis’ Kind of Blue album in that it seamlessly melds smooth jazz melodies and rhythms with a multitude of instrumentation and movements. While... ?Extended Concert Review Introduction While television and YouTube have frequently filmed concert footage, the actual experience of attending a live concert still remains a prevalent part of modern existence. Different forms of music have different forms of live experiences, with the jazz musical experience constituting one of the most meaningful and magical. This essay is a concert review of a jazz performance and examines the overarching context of the performance and the individual songs. Review The concert I attended was at the Colorado State...
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Gerry Mulligan
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...Miles Davis. His pianoless quartet performance with a famous trumpeter named Chet Baker in the 1950s has been appreciated of being one of his... ? Gerry Mulligan Introduction One of the most famous American jazz saxophonist was born in April 1927 with the name Gerald Joseph Mulligan, who later became popular as Gerry Mulligan among his fans and the people he worked with. Mulligan has been accredited of being one of the first saxophonists in the history of jazz music. His music had a unique touch and he played his instrument with quite a light tone. Hence, he was the one who gave rise to the cool jazz era. Throughout his career, Mulligan has worked with important musicians like Claude Thornhill and Miles...
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Jazz
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...Miles Davis was the central jazz musician of the 20th century. He is responsible for the development of many jazz styles and also the emergence of free jazz, fusion, techno music and funk. Many artists owe... JAZZ MUSIC Jazz originated in the 20th century in the communities of the African American in the South America. It is basically a mixture of African and European music as it is influenced by the traditions of both, African and European music. The “jazz age” as it is called is the main era when the jazz music flourished; the twentieth century (Kirchner). Initially, the word "jazz" was used as a slang word and was only used to refer to the music in the city of Chicago.  The influx of slave trade in th...
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Extended Concert Review
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...Miles Davis’ Kind of Blue album in that it seamlessly melds smooth jazz melodies and rhythms with a multitude of instrumentation and movements... Extended Concert Review Introduction While television and YouTube have frequently filmed concert footage, the actual experience of attending a live concert still remains a prevalent part of modern existence. Different forms of music have different forms of live experiences, with the jazz musical experience constituting one of the most meaningful and magical. This essay is a concert review of a jazz performance and examines the overarching context of the performance and the individual songs. Review The concert I attended was at the Colorado State University ...
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Family Structure and Support Issues in the US and the Egypt
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...Miles Davis and American Culture. Saint Louis... Family Structure and Support Issues in the US and the Egypt Question One The replenishing role entrusted to the family institution has continued to be a significant point of connect between Egyptian and American families. The existence of the young people in these two societies proves the point. However, research shows that, in Egypt, the young form the larger percentage of the population, on the other hand, in America the old form the larger part. Women in Egyptian families are still under patriarchal authorities while in the USA gender equality prevails even to the family level (Posner 17). In this regard, the role of women in Egypt is mainly family chor...
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Andy Warhol's Pop Art
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...Davis, the legendary Jazz musician, and describes his hands and fingers. He states: "I had all my makeup with me. Miles Davis was there and he has such delicate fingers. They’re the same length as mine but half the width. I’d gone with Jean Michel last year to see his show at the Beacon, and I’d met him in the sixties at that store on Christopher Street, Hernando’s, where we used to go get leather pants. I reminded him that I’d met him there and he said he remembered. Miles is a clotheshorse." (Warhol and Hackett, 1991) That Warhol typically describes everything in homosexual terms is also an aspect of his work that is...
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Radiohead and Kid A
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...Miles Davis. Some songs, particularly ‘How to Disappear’, contain heavy classical influences. ‘Motion Picture Soundtrack’ is a particular example of the band’s new direction, and experimenting with minimal sound yet varied instruments, as well as new and old styles. The album’s style is certainly a new direction from the band’s older albums, and it perhaps symbolises the band’s injection of personal... ?Radiohead and Kid A Introduction Kid A is the fourth album created by Radiohead. It was received with great enthusiasm and quickly became a worldwide success, particularly in the United States where it debuted at number one (Evangelista). But what were the concepts and influences which led to and formed...
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The Davis Administration
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...Davis Administration One of the biggest arguments in the founding of the United s and an argument, which pitted neighbor against neighbor was the attitudes and use of slavery. In the South, slavery was used to support the only economy that the South had: agriculture. Therefore, the South represented a more conservative culture, whereas the North where the industrial revolution had changed life was more progressive. The balance of power in the government relied on the balance of states that had slaves versus the states that prohibited slavery. As a result of the Union winning the war against the Confederacy, the 13th amendment abolished slavery and freed all of the slaves. This had lasting... ?The Davis...
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Bill Evans
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...Miles Davis asked Evans to join his group. Evans stayed for nearly a year, touring and recording. He left Miles’s group in December 1958 and had his second outing as leader. The real classic during this session is his original "Peace Piece,” which became a jazz standard. The tune is based... BILL EVANS (SCRIPT) Good morning/afternoon/evening (as the case may be)! Allow me to speak to you about a musician. He did not enjoy the immense popularity of today’s pop stars, but certainly, his talent deserves the same, if not more, adulation. Ladies and Gentlemen, allow me to introduce to you who I’m talking about. He is none other than the great jazz artist, Bill Evans. Bill Evans was one of the most influential...
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Drugs addiction and musicians
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...Miles Davis, Jimi Hendrix, and Keith Richards, have been addicted to drugs at one time or another. The close relationship between drug addiction and musicians is well reflected in a short fiction by James Baldwin “Sonny’s Blue”. In this story, an African American schoolteacher disagrees with his younger brother “Sonny” about his ambition of becoming a musician. Soon after Sonny is arrested for heroin use and sent to rehab. After a short while, he watches Sonny performing at a Jazz club and he feels deeply connected and enlightened with Sonny’s... Drugs addiction and musicians Introduction Illegal drug use and drug addiction has become rampant among musicians in recent years. This situation has been...
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E.A Davis Case Analysis
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...Davis Discussion Questions Define E.A. Davis’s retail strategy (in terms of its target market, retail format, andpositioning strategy). Answer E.A. Davis’s retail strategy when it comes to target market is based entirely on the need to identify specific market segment. The company specifically focused on specific market segments and those consumers are belonging to the upper socio-economic group (Sieloff 3-4).This group is particularly composed of generations of original discerning customers from first up to fourth generation. The main point of E.A. Davis’s is to cater customers of various ages starting from young children up to adult. One of the reasons why E.A. Davis... ?The Comprehensive Case – E. A....
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The Raymond Davis Case
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...Davis Case The Asian country Pakistan has always been a center of controversies with regard to terrorist issues and is considered to be a country which is home to many terrorist organizations. The case of Raymond Davis has again led to sparks with Pakistan being on the center of this issue and it has turned into an international problem due to the tensions created between the United States and Pakistan with regard to this issue. Raymond Davis is an American national who was working in Pakistan in the embassy of the United States. An incident towards the beginning of January became a major issue as Raymond Davis was arrested by the police in Pakistan with the charges of opening fire... The Raymond Davis...
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The History Of Jazz Music
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...Miles Davis, Stan Getz, Dave Brubeck were some the popular musicians during this era. "Hard bop" came as a reaction to bebop where the focus was infusing spontaneity back into jazz. (Scruffi, 2006). Moreover, it also had black artistes contrary to white musicians who played "Cool Jazz". The main focus during this era was composition and arrangement... paper delves into the origin of jazz music, and its formation over the years. It examines various influences that were instrumental in its formation. It also takes into account the various phases that marked its development and musicians who popularized the genre. The roots of Jazz, popularly known as America's classical music, can be traced towards the ...
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Redesign UC Davis bookstore
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...Davis Bookstore is conveniently located at the heart of the Memorial Union. Product offerings include textbooks, school supplies, art supplies, and electronics. Prices are slightly higher than average market prices. Most books sell at list price and most art supplies sell slightly below list price. Most students purchase from the bookstore because the convenience outweighs the price premium. One of the reasons the bookstore does not perform as well as it could is because of ownership issues that started when the Executive Committee of ASUCD, who owned and managed the bookstore until 1966, voted to relinquish operations of the bookstore to the campus administration. The university... ?Background The UC...
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Stuart Davis, American Painting
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...Davis, I thought that it is just an ordinary painting of a building and a street that is pretty, especially in a way that looks old-fashioned. But I had come to realize that the painting was painted from what the painter looks at the scene. The painter painted the painting... First Formalist analysis is a particular type of a visual method of describing the form, the ways in which the visual elements of arts have been arranged. It is only focused on what the viewer sees. Not all viewers have the same point of view of a painting. Viewers have different kinds of opinion on every painting seen. Viewers have different interpretations. When I first saw the painting, Hotel de France, painted by Stuart Davis, I...
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The Relevance of CD Sleeve Design in Todays Market
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...Miles Davis-Artist/Cover-Reid Miles Various Artists/Cover –Jim Flora (Miles, 2005) (Winner, 2004) “By the late sixties, covers became more of a visual representation of how musicians viewed their music.” (Tienen., 2001) One of the newly emerging super groups of the decade was Cream with guitar master Eric Clapton. Disraeli Gears, their first album released after their American début was unlike anything seen to date and upon viewing it is obvious that this album cover speaks of the tumultuous 60’s. The history... : The Life and Work...
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