Essays about: "history of jazz"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words history of jazz.

  1. 1. A Journey Greater Than You Think, Unknown in Its Details, But More Loving Than Nostalgia : -An Analysis of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Anja Skogberg Lundin; [2019]
    Keywords : Fitzgerald; Gatsby; Identity; Ideology; Culture; Society; American society; Jazz Age; 1920s; Public; Private; Class;

    Abstract : Abstract This essay is an analysis of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby and it explores how identity and ideology always exist in a context of time. The American 1920s society was influenced by theories brought by Marxism, Albert Einstein and Freud. READ MORE

  2. 2. Putting Jazz on the Page : "The Weary Blues" and "Jazztet Muted" by Langston Hughes

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Ralph Hertzberg McKnight; [2019]
    Keywords : Langston Hughes; “The Weary Blues”; “JAZZTET MUTED”; the blues; jazz; Harlem; be-bop; the “Jazz-Age”; African-American history; “jazz poetry”;

    Abstract : The goal of this essay is to look at the poems “The Weary Blues” and “JAZZTETMUTED” (hereafter to be referred to as “JAZZTET”) by Langston Hughes andexamine their relationships to both the blues and jazz structurally, lyrically, andthematically. I examine the relationship of blues and jazz to the African-Americancommunity of Harlem, New York in the 1920’s and the 1950’s when the poems wererespectively published. READ MORE

  3. 3. Improvisation and the Modern Orchestral Musician. A Critical Analysis of the Performer’s Agency in the Contemporary Concert Hall

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Högskolan för scen och musik

    Author : Katie Klocke; [2018-07-31]
    Keywords : Improvisation; Interpretation; Tradition; Communication; Sound; Classical music; Pedagogy;

    Abstract : Improvisation is a critical skill for musicians across nearly all genres and eras, however, to themodern orchestral musician, it is mainly a lost art. A study into the history, techniques, andtraditions of improvisation details not only new ways to explore and develop performancepractice of the instrument itself but also to train the ears and sensibilities of a musician. READ MORE

  4. 4. The baritone chronology – a study of the baritone saxophone evolution in jazz history

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Högskolan för scen och musik

    Author : Piersimone Crinelli; [2016-02-08]
    Keywords : jazz; history of jazz; wind instruments; baritone saxophone; technical aspects; improvisation;

    Abstract : This project investigates the history of the baritone saxophone. The role of the baritone saxophone as a soloist instrument has historically often been overshadowed by the tenor or the alto saxophone. READ MORE

  5. 5. Tre basisters fria basspel: Analys av baslinjer över fem stycken framförda på kontrabas

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Musikhögskolan i Malmö

    Author : Andersson Carl Johan; [2014]
    Keywords : Upright bass; jazz; improvisation; Performing Arts; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to increase the knowledge of three bass players play style. The method used consists of transcriptions of five pieces which been qualitatively analyzed. The chapter of theory brings up the history behind the bass players, Marc Johnson, Eddie Gomez and Scott Lafaro. READ MORE