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Can a French horn be in a jazz band?

Yes, it can. In most big bands, they are not commonly used. But in many jazz bands, there is a french horn section of three or four players. Giovanni Hoffer is a well known ja (MORE)

What is the life expectancy of a jazz musician?

The life expectancy of a jazz musician is no more or less than any other musician unless he has underlying health concerns. I don't know the life expectancy of musicians who (MORE)

What is the quote about mistake and jazz from a jazz musician?

There are many different versions of this quote. The two most famous are: "Once is a mistake, twice is jazz." "Once a mistake, twice an arrangement, three times is jazz." (MORE)

Who was the first jazz musician to win a Pulitzer Prize?

Wynton Marsalis became the first jazz musician to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music for his work Blood on the Fields, in 1997. Duke Ellington was almost the first jazz musici (MORE)

Who are some famous jazz musicians?

There are many and their styles can vary greatly. First, some of the most important early developers of Jazz include: Louis Armstrong, Joe Oliver and Jelly Roll Morton.Later (MORE)
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What education is needed to be a Jazz musician?

  You need basic music skills, and probably some basics in the blues. Then more chords, relating more to jazz like 13ths, 9ths, 11ths, and so on. There are colleges devote (MORE)

Why did early jazz musicians improvise?

As many early jazz musicians were completely self-taught and often could not even read music, they were not bound by any formal music strictures or instrumental techniques whe (MORE)