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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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