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Jazz Music

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Jazz reverberates around the world with its aesthetics in varied environments and many distinctive styles. Jazz has a variety of sub-genres. It is a confluence of African and European music traditions that has integrated music from 19th and 20th century American popular music with its improvisation, blue notes and poly-rhythms. Questions and answers in this category expound the richness of music that is all Jazz.
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Yes She was involved in a civil rights movement.
He actually had never stopped playing until he died. He never  officially retired.
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There is no actual evidence of her playing any sort of musical  instrument for she was known for making very good instrumental  impressions using only vocal.
there is latin jazz, modern jazz and normal jazz
i only know a couple but he was a great pianist, he was Rag times most successful composer, Joplin was one of the first African Americans to become famous and successful, and he is the King of Ragtime
were did nat king cole go to college
She is famous because she had her own way to sing.Which was scatting.
The Robinson family had informally adopted Aretha, and she became  known ... completely blind by the age of seven.
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Jazz is a happy and fun to try and experience, my friends taken it on and she really likes it!
She was born February 10, 1937 and is age 73.
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where was ella fitgerald born
Louis Armsrtong died from a heartattack at the age of 69 in his sleep R.I.P
she was one of the first black lady to sing at the cotton club
yesh, he was a good person but when he was a Lil' boy he stole and went to juvy that's how the trumpet came in the picture. ur welcome ;)
Artie Shaw died on December 30, 2004 at the age of 94.
Blues is to jazz like jazz is to music. Blues is just one of the many types of jazz. That means blues is jazz. Actually, jazz developed from blues. So Jazz is a form of blues music, in a way.Jazz typically keeps time on the cymbals and crash. Jazz focuses on more acoustic instruments. Jazz tends to...
  It's now almost 66 years since Glenn Miller last appeared in front of his original orchestra, so very few of the original members are still living. To the best of my knowledge only Paul Tanner, Ray Anthony, and Trigger Alpert are still with us. From the AAF Orchestra, only arranger Norman...
He showed us that blind or disabled people could do anything like regular people. Also that he was loved so much and many people respected him. He overcame so much criticism, people doubting him because he really didn't care if he was blind and he acted as if he wasn't
Louis Armstrongs birthdate was 4th August 1901
Duke Ellington was born in Washington D.C in April 29,1899
He was an African-American.
"Satchmo" could have had his pick as to where to be buried. He decided to be buried close to his house in Flushing Cememtery (Queens, N.Y.C.). He lived in Corona Queens, just a short walk from Flushing Meadow Park. He lived in a modest working class neighborhood. When asked once about why he lived...
Jo-Jo baker, probably to avoid confusion with the silly song about the Flying machine- up she goes, ( an old vaudeville song)- not recorded by Led Zeppelin- Pun intended! JO-JO sounds vaguely masculine and she was photographed on Tanks, for example, if they had two cannons ( as did the M-3 widely...
If you have to ask, is what you don't have.
A talented dancer, singer, actor etc. from atlanta Georgia
Yes. Miles's uncle was Ossie's father.
Nat King Cole performed many times in his short life.
Tuba was used a lot for playing bass in early jazz.  
  6th December 1928 BUffalo new york!
  The value of 78 rpm records depends on the age, condition, popularity and even the label. Frank Sinatra started his own label, Reprise, after he recorded many records for Capitol Records, Inc.Some of Mr. Sinatra's early records have sold for hundreds of dollars. These are from his days with...
i think its Louis Armstrong
Josephine baker drop out to begin her music carrier which she got at the age of 16
As one of the most prolific contemporary jewelry designers, Suzanna Dai embodies that old adage on genius being 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. Dai finds a muse and lets her imagination lead her hands to create new levels of art. For Dai, inspiration can take any form: a place, a time, a person...
She proved that someone with talent can rise from a dirt poor background and conquer the world. But, she could not have done that if she had remained in the US. However, in France where she went to first perform and then take up residence, there was virtually no prejudicial barriers to success.
He didn't steal bread... He shot a real gun on New Year's Eve. One day his friend brought a cap gun to a New Years Eve party and Louis brought a real one. His friend shot his up then Louis did too. Louis just wanted to make noise but a police was on duty that night and took him to jail then he went...
Sade was married and divorced, She does not have any children.
Count Basie lived in Red Bank, New Jersey, New York, New York and  Kansas City, Kansas. He also lived in Hollywood, Florida.
Ray Charles died on June 10, 2004.
1.Roots the roots are from many musical culture..west africans, american and european too..so thats why it emphasize on improvisation, drumming and complex rhythm. and there are call and response which derived from africans whereby a phrase will be repeated or embelished by another instrument or...
Ella Fitzgerald dressed with style. she wore puffy and slim dresses.
Ray Charles was an African American musician in the United States. He was a pioneer in the genre of soul music, which combined aspects of rhythm, blues, and gospel music. Famously, Ray Charles was blind due to Glaucoma by the age of seven. Later in his career, he was arrested for heroin, to which...
he was born in Albany ,Georgia on September 23, 1930 and was raised in Greenville, Florida
Don't think so. Louis Armstrong was a black jazzman. While Lance is white. There could be a distant relationship in the family history, but I am guessing there isn't.
I don't know the date, but I'm glad I'm not the only person who remembers seeing her on there. I was beginning to think I'd imagined it.
She originally was given the birth name of Eleanora Fagan. She admired the actress Billie Dove so much that she changed her name to "Billie" too. I hope my answer helped you. : )
Slave work songs, blues, and spirituals
The piece is in G major but has a flattened 7th note (a blue note). To play this scale you would go from G-G on the piano, only using white notes. This is the same as the Mixolydian Mode. This piece can be described as an example of modal jazz.
Scott Joplin's mother worked as a house keeper during his childhood.
Jazz became increasingly popular in the 1920's (which is called the Jazz Age) for many reasons. Overall, jazz music was "against the rules" in many aspects. When alcohol was banned, there were venues that sold alcohol illegally, and these venues played jazz music. Jazz, being loud dance music and...
His best-known teacher was Dr. Joseph Schillinger.
He plays the paino and sings. He is blind and he was also on drugs and there is a movie about him its called "Ray" with jamie fox and it tells how his brother died cuz they were playing and he fell in a bucket of really really hot water and he died and since he couldn't see he would imange things...
Heart failure 8-0 :-(
''First Lady of Song'' and ''Lady Ella''.
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A story goes that when he was a boy he stole bread and was sent to reform home, it was there he learnt the music he was famous for.
His dad's name is William Armstrong and his mom's name is Mary Albert.
Well, her friend Lester Young, Billie, and her mother gave each other nicknames. Billie was considered a lady because she would not accept tips unless you handed her. Lester Young must have gotten "Day" out of Holiday, and thus came up with Lady Day as a nickname.
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