Past Exam for GMUS 203 - MUSIC IN AMERICA [C2VPA] with Connell at James Madison (JMU)

Exam Information

Material Type:Final
Subject:General Education Music
University:James Madison University
Term:Spring 2009
  • Prepared Piano
  • Polyrhythms
  • The Ramones
  • Weather Report
  • Talking Heads
  • Little Richard
  • James Brown
  • Conceptual Art
  • Call and Response
  • Count Basie
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GMUS 203 • Music in America • Spring 2009 EXAM 3 STUDY GUIDE JAZZ New Orleans political and cultural history Creole culture Creoles of color: mixed races in New Orleans Black codes: took away blacks’ rights European and African contributions to jazz European: instruments,harmony,composition African: expressive/call&response/oral culture/improvisation Storyville: red light district of New Orleans Buddy Bolden: 1st great jazz trumpeter/soloist Original Dixieland Jazz Band (ODJB) Great migration: blacks moved north/west for freedom and money New Orleans & Chicago style Collective improvisation instrumental roles:clarinet/bass/piano/drums Great Migration: Chicago jazz began King Oliver: trumpet player, mutes,mentor to Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong As Jazz Innovator Influence on jazz solo style As Singer & entertainer As cultural ambassador Scat singing: improvising with your voice:no words Swing Big bands: many musicians, arranged music Duke Ellington Cotton Club: night club in NYC “Jungle” sound: dif...

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