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What is West End Blues by Joe 'King' Oliver an example of?
West End Blues in an example of early Dixieland Jazz music from New Orleans also known as the home of jazz.
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Give the definition of: Dixieland Jazz
A style of Jazz developed in the early 1900's in New Orleans before moving to Chicago and New York.
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Give the definition of: Bebop
A style of jazz developed in the 1940's having a fast tempo and free improvisation.
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Give the definition of: Cool Jazz
A style of Jazz developed in the 1950's with a relaxed tempo and lighter feel.
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Give the definition of: Improvisation.
Making music up on the spot usually for a typical chord progression such as the 12 bar blues.
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Give the definition of: Instrumentation.
The instruments and/or voices used in a piece of music.
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Give the definition of: Jazz bands
the group of instruments used to play jazz music usually including single reed instruments, drum kit, brass instruments, piano and bass.
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Give the definition of: **** singing
Vocalisation with nonsense lyrics being sung in an improvised manner.
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Give the definition of: Swung quavers
Quaver patterns are not played straight but in a 'lazy' dotted rhythm.
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Give the definition of: 12 bar blues
A piece of music derived from a 12 chord patter based on C, F and G chords in the key of C major.
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Give the definition of: disco music
Disco is a style of up tempo dance music.
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What are the main features of disco music?
a time signature of 4/4, four-on-the-floor rhythms, vocals with reverb, verse and chorus structure and escapist lyrics about love and dancing.
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More information on disco music.
In 1977 the film Saturday Night Fever was released which helped spread the disco craze around the world. It has survived into the 21st century in different forms of dance music such as techno, house, electronica and Latin freestyle.
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Artists of disco music & songs.
BeeGees - You Should Be Dancing. Chic - Le Freak.
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Give the definition of: glam rock.
Glam rock is a style of rock and pop music that developed in the UK around 1970.
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What were the features of a typical glam rock song?
Loud, stomping, simple and flamboyant, with big guitar riffs and repeated chants. The typical instruments used were guitar, bass, drums and keyboards.
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More information on glam rock.
It was performed by singers who wore outrageous clothes, makeup and hairstyles. It originally took elements of Rock & Roll and Blues Rock incorporated into catch Pop Rock melodies.
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Glam rock artists and songs.
T-rex - Get it on. David Bowie - Space Oddity.
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Give the definition of: Dixieland Jazz

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A style of Jazz developed in the early 1900's in New Orleans before moving to Chicago and New York.

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Give the definition of: Bebop

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Give the definition of: Cool Jazz

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Give the definition of: Improvisation.

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