Slaves were permitted to dance, sing, and play drums on Sundays. Congo Square is where African cultures in music were blended with European cultures. This place is prominent in the history of jazz music because Congo Square is where slaves had some sort of freedom to express themselves musically which had great influence on the genre of jazz. Many great musicians emerged to show their individual talents in this particular style of music. A
Next was Eddie Perfect, who received quite a lot of applause upon entering the stage. He was young, charming and had a very nice rich quality to his voice, as well as a great range. But what specifically reminded me very much of a young Michael Buble was his style. “Fly Me to the Moon”, “Waltz for Debby” and “Ancient Memories” are my favorite out of all the song at that night. Jazz music sound soft and mellow as playing on however like all music, it tells a story and here are the stories of “Fly Me to the Moon”, “Waltz for Debby” and “Ancient Memories”.
Rhythm section comprises of a guitarist, a pianist, a drummer and a music director. The first song titled “Color Me Warm”, Carlos the guitarist started playing solo, and another solo by Alex playing trombone which he later in the third song switched to playing tuba then the whole trombone roll came in improvising more like in a call and response manner, followed by the trumpet roll with a high pitch while piano, drums and guitar were played softly. On the second song titled “Like Someone in Love” one of my classmate Daniel Rodriguez joined the trumpet line, he played solo the reaction of the audience were ecstatic they started clapping, he played very good, I was impressed, later Derrick Newbold alto saxophonist got up and joined him, followed by the trombone line then every performer joined playing slowly. The next song “Cherokee” had a fast tempo, complex melodies more energetic even the music director was into it. There were lots improvisations, tenor sax Amauri Samtalia and alto sax Derrick Newbold both got up and played with
He began playing the jazz saxophone, and by the time he graduated from high school, many considered him the best saxophonist in the city.”(Biography) Bill Clinton looked up to two people that inspired him dearly they were John F Kennedy and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In High School Bill was selected to go to Washington D.C. for all Boys Nation it’s was a special youth event there. Bill was one of the first to meet John F. Kennedy and shake his hand. That same year he got to watch the famous speech from Dr. Martin Luther King “I have a dream” on television. Bill put a lot of work into his school work that he earned an academic scholarship and a music scholarship since he was great playing the saxophone.
Kammeron Brown HUM2525 Class: M W 5:30 Pro. Robert Fleischmann The artist I choose is Kenny G Kenneth Bruce Gorelick was born June 5, 1956, better known by his stage name Kenny G, is a Grammy winning American, adult contemporary and smooth jazz saxophonist. first came into contact with a saxophone when he heard someone performing with one on The Ed Sullivan Show.He started playing the saxophone in 1966 when he was 10 years old I would say he is a child prodigy. He learned how to play under the direction of local trumpeter Gerald Pfizer and by practicing along with records, trying to emulate the sounds that he was hearing. His first saxophone was a Buffet Crampon alto The type of genre is a Jazz, Easy Listening music the musical forces in this song is he primarily plays the Soprano saxophone but his Secondary are the Alto saxophone,Tenor, saxophone, Flute.
In his Common Application essay, Enin writes about his love of music into a story about leadership, community, and bringing joy to the world by singing and dancing in a production of Guys and Dolls. It was because of this same essay that 12 colleges including all eight Ivy League universities had decided to accept him. They include Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Princeton, the University of Pennsylvania, Yale, Duke, Stony Brook University, SUNY Geneseo and Binghamton University. His academic performance has made him the subject of interviews by dozens of local, national, and international news
Although a very popular and successful artist on his own, he was also very popular with his group The Hot Five. Along with his brilliant instrumental talent, Armstrong helped boost the popularity of scat singing in jazz music. Even though he wasn’t the first musician to include vocals in his music, his creativity helped popularize it in future jazz styles and songs. Another very popular style of jazz that emerged around the time of prohibition was swing music. Swing music was dance music performed by big bands and featured complex solo improve acts by some of the best musicians in the scene.
Actually he is one of the “origin” musicians of Rock n’ Roll whose music style is a mixture of Blues, country music and Rock n’ Roll. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Berry pursue his interest in music from an early age and he gave his first public performance in 1941 while still at high school. By early 1953 Berry was performing with Johnnie Johnson's trio, starting a long-time collaboration with the pianist. Although the band played mostly blues and ballads, the most popular music among whites in the area was country. Berry wrote, "Curiosity provoked me to lay a lot of our country stuff on our predominantly black audience and some of our black audience began whispering 'who is that black hillbilly at the Cosmo?'
When a couple of white composers introduced "ragtime" music, many black performers took it and adapted it to their out style After beginning in New York City , progressive, or cool, jazz developed primarily on the West Coast in the late 1940s and early 50s. Intense yet ironically relaxed tonal sonorities are the major characteristic of this jazz form, while the melodic line is less convoluted than in bop. Lester Young's style was fundamental to the music of the cool saxophonists Lee Konitz, Warne Marsh, and Stan Getz. Miles Davis played an important part in the early stages, and the influence of virtuoso pianist Lennie Tristano was all-pervasive. The music was accepted more gracefully by the public and critics than bop, and
I really love listening to Boney James he’s a favorite of mine. When he plays his saxophone my body and mind goes into an instant relaxation. His music is like candy to my ears, it sound so sweet. Boney James came off the stage into the crowd and everyone is on their feet standing, shouting, and whistling trying to crowd him but he’s surrounded by