Jazz: Music and Evolution

Feb 3rd, 2012
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Seven (7) pages of description and history of jazz, including an interview. Parts: ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE HISTORY INTERVIEW COMPARATIVE STUDY Style: MLA References: 5

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ABSTRACTThis study aims to investigate the jazz, its definitions, origin, history and development through the years. Music is flexible and so are all of its genres. This paper discovers how jazz music came about and changed, and how it adapts to contemporary music. An interview with a present day musician was conducted to see how jazz affects modern day music. Moreover, the traditional and innovational styles of jazz were reviewed. It was found out that the underlying theme of most improvisations is jazz itself, and it is still widely used in the music industry today.INTRODUCTIONJazz is a genre of music born in the late 19th and early 20th century. Jazz came forth in many regions of the United States. These regions are of independent popular musical styles, which are associated by mutual connections between European, American, and African-American musical lineage leaning to performing arts. Jazz includes a scope of music 100 years since ragtime. It has now become so diverse, making it hard to define. Generally, Jazz heavily relies on improvisations, syncopation, polyrhythm, and swing. It also includes some aspects of American pop music, traditional brass band, European harmony, and African musical components such as blue notes and ragtime. Jazz attracted different nationalities and local music groups as it circulated the world causing new and unique styles to emerge. Jazz in New Orleans began in the early 1910s. It merged various musical elements such as traditional bras

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