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Asked in Jazz Music
Where was Dixieland jazz invented?
It wasn't. So-called Dixieland jazz is a journalist coined tag given to bands that play in the in the style of the early, black New Orleans bands but the name derives from the first white jazz band to record which was the Original Dixieland Jazz Band. Hence the term is usually, though not exclusively, applied to white bands that play in that style. However, in Europe, bands who play in this style are referred to as revivalist bands. "Dixieland" is pretty much...
What instruments blend well with the saxophone?
It depends on the style. Typically I think of the saxophone as a jazz instrument. So, saxophones are great in jazz bands. Jazz bands usually have trumpets, piano, trombones, drums, bass, saxophones, and sometimes guitar. ...
Is jazz dead?
not by a long shot. There may be parts of the world where it isn't popular, but in general, jazz is still popular and, at least in the U.S. there are still a lot of jazz bands playing. I live in a fairly small metro area, and there are 7 or 8 bands that I know of. ...
Asked in Concerts Tours and Music Events
What esembls the use of the trumpet rock jazz or concert band?
Concert bands usually have 6-8 trumpets, and jazz bands usually have 4-5. Few rock bands use trumpet; Cake is a prominent example of trumpet in pop music. ...
What Bands Names begin with O?
The Offspring, Off with Their Heads and Over It are rock bands. Original Dixieland Jazz Band was a jazz band. The Old School Bluegrass Band starts with the letter O. ...