Jazz music has its roots in Black slave culture and arts. The white culture of the time saw these influences as “savage” and deteriorating to their music. Some saw the role of jazz as a platform for a change. Jazz was a way to bring together the different cultures. During the 1920s and 1930s jazz began to be popular and interesting among young people, black and whites.
It is a language that musicians use to express their emotions on a concrete moment or the emotions that they are feeling while they are performing. It is unique and diverse that the musicians improvise music within the spur of the moment which makes Jazz music much more intriguing and different from other genres of music consequently making it one step from the past, one step from the present and one step from the future. (What is Jazz?, n.d.) The Birthplace of Jazz Approximately about a hundred years ago, Jazz was born in New Orleans although some of its roots are being connected to the musical tradition of both Africans and Europeans. It bloomed in New Orleans considering it was a port of all nations and meeting place for different nationalities and ethnic groups that they blended in
The walls are dark brown and the ceiling is black with three squares that formed by dozens of spotlights. In the center, there are two high vitrines. These two vitrines have the wooden body with a glass box on it and a wooden top that have lights on it. The bottom of the glass box is a white with slightly yellow undertone platform that has an angled edge with the basic information of the object on it. On top of the platform, there is a glass surface underneath the object to make the bottom of the object clear to see.
The instruments they played were different because bass guitar showed up and replaced the upright bass. Which it still sounded the same. They had a piano player, bass guitar, drums, and singers.The melody of the performance was slower than I have normally heard in jazz music. I think the performance was much better with the piano included. I loved how the instruments sound
Some times called hot jazz, it’s roots can be traced to New Orleans and consisted of a horn playing a melody and a higher and lower horn playing around that melody. It became very popular in the early 1900’s and the rhythm was supplied by bass and drums. By the 1930’s young black musicians wanted to develop their own styles and many studied the teachings of
Tocharian was marching in front of them all with his hand tighten around the hilt of his sword. His men are moving in unison, scanning the scene for any signs of potential threats. The passageway: flows out to a narrow corridor that made a half circle with one end traveling to the entrance and another to an assembly room. Unlike the warmer, cozier parts of the castle-where the royal family resides, this wing of the house appears to have been abandon, in total disarray from years of neglect. The air smelled of candle wax and musk.
The décor is very naturalistic with wooden bookshelves, mahogany lounge chairs in the conference areas and meeting rooms, various paintings including some of the residents work, and an overall look of cleanliness. The hallways were well lit and provided ample space for wheelchair accessibility. There was carpet in all common areas, nurses’ station, and bedrooms; however, it was pleasing to know that the rehabilitation clinics were not carpeted. Upon entering, the help desk is the first place you interact with an employee. The worker was very polite and welcoming when I visited and was always willing to answer my questions and concerns.
American music cannot be defined by a single word. As American moved on from the Civil War, more immigrants and former slaves began to move into major cities and bring new music. This action created a more ethical diverse music genre as we moved into the 20th century. As move African-Americans moved into cities like New York City and Chicago, they brought Jazz which was influenced from their southern roots. Jazz came from New Orleans where Africans, French, Caribbean, and English were known to communicate with each other.
Jazz music since its beginning has played a large role on influencing people. It has helped create new forms of expression through dancing, it has helped break social and ethnic barriers and it has brought people together through collaboration and experience. An unexpected impact jazz has had on society and other musicians is its large influence on drug and alcohol addiction.
Jazz music filled the streets, people poured into speakeasies, the economy boomed and American spirits were high during the roaring twenties. The Harlem Renaissance played an essential part in making this decade a notable time. Due to the great migration caused by Jim Crow laws, Boll Weevils and industrial jobs available in the North, African Americans finally left their lives of endless debt and farming for a new opportunities in the North. Harlem allowed the opportunity for a new African American culture to be represented. This new culture allowed for African Americans to be able to achieve new dreams.
It’s a color that makes people feel calm and okay, but I didn’t get that feeling in the slightest bit. There was a long hall and on the sides were large cells filled with black and brown faces. All staring at us. We walked further down the loud hall, avoiding eye contact with any inmate until we were in a large white room surrounded by cells on all sides. The cells were different in here, the cells didn’t have bars like the ones in the hall.