Jazz Set Works

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What type of music was around prior to WWII?
Big Band Jazz/Swing
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What affected the music industry during WWII?
Curfew- Everyone had to be in at a certain time. This lead to no evening gigs.
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What two things lead to a decrease in Jazz band music?
1944 Entertainment Tax, Increase popularity in vocal music at the expense of instrumental Jazz.
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Name 3 characteristics of African American Jazz.
Fast Tempo/Improvised Soloing/Technically Demanding/Visually Impressive/Straight rhythms in bass + piano.
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What is the main difference between Big Band and A.American Jazz?
Big Band is for dancing, A.A Jazz is for appreciation.
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3 Characteristics of Bepop.
Verse Form/Swumg Rhythms/Blues Notes/Flattened 5ths/Improvised Soloing
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What instrument replaced: a) Clarinet b) Trumpet
a) Saxophone b) Cornet
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Define a) Chromatic scale b) Mode
a) Notes not part of a key (black notes) b) Neither major/minor, scale starting on different note
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What affected the music industry during WWII?

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Curfew- Everyone had to be in at a certain time. This lead to no evening gigs.

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Name 3 characteristics of African American Jazz.

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What is the main difference between Big Band and A.American Jazz?

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