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Female Jazz Singer Essay Examples

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Ella Fitzgerald, the First Lady of Song: Queen of Jazz
Ella Fitzgerald, "The First Lady of Song", was in a class of her own. She was probably the most amazing female jazz singer of all time. She was blessed with a gorgeous voice and wide range. Ella was "known for her pure and personal tone, remarkable voice control, ability to improvise, and flawless in...
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A Brief Summary, History and Music Theory of Jazz
Kevin Gehrett Mrs. McMillan Honors English 11 14 May 2003 Jazz Theory: All That Pizzazz Music theory in general is the basic arrangement of notes to form sounds that compose any type of music. Music theory is then broken down into several sub-categories based on the style of the music; for example, there is jazz theory, roc...
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American Breakthrough in Jazz History
Breakthroughs in American Jazz The backdrop was New Orleans in the late 19th century, a growing port city with a diverse population of African Americans, whites, displaced French settlers, and immigrants from the West Indies and South America. This hodgepodge of cultures mixed European influenced popular music, such as ra...
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An Essay on History of Jazz and Classical Music
Upon entering a modern record store, one is confronted with a wide variety of choices in recorded music. These choices not only include a multitude of artists, but also a wide diversity of music categories. These categories run the gamut from easy listening dance music to more complex art music. On the complex side of the s...
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A Live Study of Jazz
Live Jazz Experience Report - Dag 'They have a word down South to describe the way you feel when your packed into a crowded dive at 1:00 AM, where the cigarette smoke is so thick it makes its own weather; and the waitress is slinging bourbon and Fritos while some bad-ass Jazz Funk band rocks the house as hard as Blue Rid...
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A History of Jazz in South Africa
Jazz is once again back on its feet in South Africa. After many years of cultural oppression due to Apartheid, jazz is slowly but surely finding its way back to popularity in South Africa. However, the road to reconstruction is apparently not a smooth one, as many jazz musicians and the entire jazz community are still runni...
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A Look at the Origin, History and Influence of Jazz Music
is a type of music developed by black Americans about 1900
and possessing an identifiable history and describable
stylistic evolution. It is rooted in the mingled musical traditions of
American blacks. More black musicians saw for the first time a
profession. Since its beginnings has branched out into so many
styles that no...
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An Examination of the Avant-Garde Movement in Jazz in the 1960's
The Avant-Garde Movement in Jazz in the 1960's
The avant-garde movement in jazz in the 1960's was a period in music that was marked by several specific traits. The United States in the 60's was going through rapid changes socially, and having some major political changes also. In this paper, I would like to follow the devel...
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The History and Development of Jazz Music
Jazz When it comes to music, most people don't say they like it.People say they like heavy metal, pop, rhythm and blues, or anyother type of music, since they have their own preference to whattype of music they like, not just enjoying the broad area ofmusic. One of those types of music which many enjoy is jazz.Actually r...
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An Introduction to the Analysis of Jazz a Type of Music Developed by Black Americans
Jazz Jazz is a type of music developed by black Americans about 1900 and possessing an identifiable history and describable stylistic evolution. It is rooted in the mingled musical traditions of American blacks. More black musicians saw jazz for the first time a profession. Since its beginnings jazz has branched out in...
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The History of the Jazz Since the 1920's and Its Influence
The 1920's was a huge decade for the phenomena known as "Jazz". Due to the closing of the seaport in New Orleans, musicians were forced to travel up the Mississippi to find work. Two of the cities most affected by this move were Chicago and New York. Chicago was home primarily for New Orleans traditional mu...
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An Overview of the History of the Jazz Dance
History of Jazz Dance "Jazz dance is a form of personal expression created and sustained though improvisation...it has certain defining characteristics, including improvisation, isolation, a centrifugal explosion of energy that radiates outward from the hips, and a propulsive rhythm that gives a swinging quality to th...
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A Look at the Sociology of the Jazz Music and Its Significance in Teenagers' Lives
The Sociology Of Jazz Many teenagers these days constantly hear that their music is terrible. Out of all the bands that I like, my parents like a handful. This is not happening just to us. Back in the thirties and forties, teenagers were told the same. But back then there were no heavy metal bands or rap bands. There were,...
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An Analysis in Favor of Jazz Being the Mother of All Music
What is Jazz? According to the dictionary, jazz is defined as, “A kind of syncopated, highly rhythmic music originated by Southern blacks in the late 19th century” (“Jazz” 232). But, everyone should at least agree that jazz is the mother of all music, and is referred to as the only art form originating in the United Sta...
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My Experience in Watching a Live Jazz Music from Dag
Live Jazz Experience Report - Dag "They have a word down South to describe the way you feel when your packed into a crowded dive at 1:00 AM, where the cigarette smoke is so thick it makes its own weather; and the waitress is slinging bourbon and Fritos while some bad-ass Jazz Funk band rocks the house as hard as Blue...
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An Introduction to the Essay on the Topic of the District VIII Honors Jazz Band
The Path to the Unknown "Anyone interested in performing in the District VIII Honors Jazz Band this year?" asked Mr. Yeazell, my band director "Because I have all the information needed to sign- up for auditions." For some reason, deep down inside I did not feel I had a chance at all of making...
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The History and Development of Free Jazz Music
The Development of Free JazzAll music has to develop into something new and by the late 1950's jazz was ready for a slight turn. A musical style called free jazz emerged with slight differences that has influenced most improvised music to this day. Some people despised this music's lack of set form. They found it difficult...
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The Guide for Understanding Jazz
Understanding Jazz A mellow vibration lingers throughout a smoke-filled room, as eloquent music escapes the callused fingers of relaxed musicians. The tempo speeds up and grows into a fusion of spontaneous and uneven chords, exploding with rhythmic soul and life. The sound of jazz embraces the room. Jazz is primarily a da...
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A Recollection of an Experience at the NEIU Jazz Ensemble
The latest concert that I attended was the NEIU Jazz Ensemble. It was held on October 28th, 1997 in the NEIU auditorium. This was my first time attending a Jazz concert. Therefore, I didn’t know what kind of music to expect or any music that I was familiar to. This concert was a new experience for me. It was far differe...
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An Analysis of the Origins of Jazz Music in the United States
Jazz music has been a part of America for many centuries. It has influenced many time periods and ways of life in America. "‘Tin Pan Alley was a real alley on East Fourteenth Street near Third (in New York), but it was never just a place. Tin Pan Alley has come to be known for an era of songwriting when many musical id...
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The Contribution of Louis Armstrong in the Jazz Music
Satchmo's LoveBen HsiangPeriod 2January 10, 1999 "Jazz is probably the world's most recognized musical term in every language" (Walker, 13). In New Orleans, Louisianna, many of the musicians were from the poorer part of town. Most of them could not afford the expensive professional recording rooms or the newer, m...
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Queen Hatshepsut - First Female Ruler in All History
Queen Hatshepsut Hatshepsut was the first female ruler who ever ruled in all the history of the world. She was the most remarkable women that influenced history as a whole as well as Egypt itself. She was the first female pharaoh who ever ruled Egypt. Hatshepsut came to be by her parents TuthmoseI and Aahmes. She ha...
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A Student Essay on The Long Term Psychological Effects of Female Genital Mutilation
"Female Genital Mutilation" 'Long Term Psychological Effects' Female Genital Mutilation, or Female Circumcision as sometimes called, is the partial or complete removal of the female clitoris immediately after birth, few years after birth (early childhood), or several years after birth (adoles...
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An Argument Against Tradition of Circumcision in Females Today
Female circumcision or female mutilation refers to a type of traditional practices in which the external female genitalia is cut. In many cases, female mutilation is performed on girls aged from 4 to 12 years in order to enter womanhood. In some cases, however, adult women can also be circumcised, particularly after the fir...
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An Analysis of the Origins of Female Genital Mutilation
Female Genital Mutilation is believed to have started in Egypt 2,000 years ago and spread from there. Only a few years ago, FGM was considered a cultural tradition, but now the United Nations has labeled it as a violation of human rights. Canada, Denmark, the Netherlands, and the United States has declared Female Genital Mu...
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