To the older generations, this was a seemingly bizarre interaction between musician and attendee. This new jazz culture stood as the newest generation’s “emblem of a new and dangerous ‘Age of the Young’ and of an out-of-control modernity” (Savran 460). People wanted unconventional music that wasn’t so formal and didn’t require contemplation to appreciate. They didn’t want to have to think about the music they were listening to or listen to boring operas about stories they didn’t understand. Jazz was one of the first devices that really helped people express how they felt and let them radiate a new and even dangerous personality in new musical experiences.
In 1987 he founded Jazz at Lincoln Center. He developed a series that focus on broadenings people’s exposure to jazz music. He also to a interest in Music composition. He would write short and extended pieces that reflected his interest in early jazz He made his mark as a classical composer with his first major work. It was a string quartet entitles.” At the Octoroon Balls”.
The jazz age began in New Orleans where a certain King was born. Joe King Oliver was born in New Orleans, 1885. He spent his youth as a trombonist playing in brass bands. During this time, Jelly Roll Morton, Sidney Bechet, and Louis Armstrong, were all born in New Orleans. All of them learned and played different instruments and had inspiration from the bands that had started playing this new genre of music.
In 1956, Elvis Presley scored his first hit record with “Heartbreak Hotel”, which changed the face of music. His interpretations of songs and provocative performances, mixed with musical influences across color lines that happened during the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement, made him popular and controversial. In an excerpt from The History of American Bandstand, Clark stated that he used the show to introduce viewers to singers less offensive than “Elvis the Pelvis.” (Shore,
He has a great impact on development of jazz as well as his works influenced future jazz musicians. Billy Strayhorn had a great influence to jazz. When I talk about Billy Strayhorn, I have to talk about Duke Ellington. Because they are--- 1. About Billy Strayhorn (his background from Hot from Harlem) （子供の頃、音楽を始めるきっかけ）Billy Strayhorn was born in Dayton, Ohio in 1915.
Mexican music was not necessarily appealing to the audiences in the Southern United States because it constituted mainly of Mariachi and solo male singers. Tejanos were more used to music accompanied by accordion. Ideal Records provided local artists with chances to make their records and they were promoted using the
I began to listen to the radio and search for music that was different to the normal show tunes and novelty ballets at the time. I and other teenagers hungered for music with a beat that we could dance to. I heard his voice on the radio and my family thought that he was black, but it was announced that he is not. I followed up on him and was able to experience him on the television. I then received the opportunity to see one of his concerts, and he was incredible.
Charles Joseph “Buddy” Bolden is considered the father of jazz music. His specialty is the cornet which he played in his band that was discovered as the first group to play jazz music. The rhythm from his talent inspired the perfect sound to dance to. Though his music entertained crowds of people, a recording of Bolden’s ability was never created. It is only up to the imagination of what he really sounded like.
Classic blues were less authentic then country blues. When the fascination for “Negro music” came along many song artist that weren’t African American decided to get into this craze. They started trying to make music that matched the fascination that was
“Even before Jazz, for most New Orleanians, music was not a luxury as it often is elsewhere - it was a necessity” (“A New Orleans Jazz History, 1895 - 1927”). Without music, New Orleans’ culture would not be the same as it is today. Jazz was not only an immense part of culture in New Orleans, but in the rest of the United States as well. Eventually, Jazz even diffused across the oceans, where different cultures gave their own twist to Jazz. A large factor to many individual cultures, Jazz widely influenced the youth on what they are and what they could be.