Louis Armstrong was nicknamed “Satchmo” because of a greeting he received while traveling and this named followed him forever. During this time, Armstrong turned out to be extremely famous and one of the world 's most looked after trumpeters. He voyaged an awesome arrangement and invested extensive energy in Chicago and New York. He initially moved to the Big Apple in 1924 to join Fletcher Henderson 's Orchestra. Armstrong had the most essential innovative drive in the early improvement and propagation of America 's music, Jazz.
He moved permanently to New York in 1943. In 1946, Armstrong made an appearance in the film "New Orleans," in which he performed works from the repertoire of classical jazz. In 1947, Armstrong cut his band to six instruments (trombone, clarinet, bass, piano and drums), thus returning to the Dixieland style that made him famous early in his career. This group was called All Stars. During this new stage with the band, he made countless recordings and appeared in film productions on several
John Williams’ popularity as a film composer is nearly universal. His first work in film scoring, writing for the movie Daddy-O, began in 1959, and has continued nearly every year since. His most popular works include Jaws, Star Wars, Schindler’s List, Saving Private Ryan, Jurassic Park, and the Home Alone series, just to name a few. Williams, born in New York, moved to Los Angeles in 1948 and began studying composition with Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, one of the most prominent composers for guitar in the twentieth century. He served in the Air Force, and upon returning home, began studying piano at
Modern dance is known for its nature-like and free flowing movement. Many great dancers further established the dance style by creating their own technique. Lester Horton was one of those dancers Lester Horton was born on January 23rd, 1906 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is credited with starting the modern dance
Amy has always been encompassed in music, surrounded by uncles on her mother’s side that were jazz musicians, her father, a former singer, and her grandmother was once in a relationship with Ronnie Scott, a jazz musician. By the time Winehouse was 12, she was enrolled in the esteemed Sylvia Young Theatre School, where a fellow classmate passed along a tape of her singing to his music label, which eventually led to Winehouse getting signed to Island/Universal. That same year, “Winehouse was expelled for ‘not applying herself’ and piercing her nose”(Biography.com 1). Winehouse’s professional career began when she released her first album, “Frank”, in 2003. For this, “the album was nominated for the Mercury Music Prize as well as two BRIT awards for Best Female Solo Artist and Best Urban Act.
At that time, Tango songs were made of violin, flute, guitar or tangos played in a brothel and cabarets. The first great Tango hit was written by Angel Villoldo in 1905, a singer with his guitar. The name of the hit song “El Choclo”was recognized by people as a pure Tango song. He is the most influential Tango artist that introduced Samba. As matter of fact because of the massive European immigration, it brought a wave of Italians to Buenos Aires, most of them coming from Naples, evolving the Tango into a more lyrical version (Denniston) Besides the music, a driving force for Tango was the dance and at that time the dance introduced the Tango to the world.
The first performance of Joseph was conducted by Alan Doggett, featuring the St. Paul’s School Orchestra and was only 20 minutes long. Due to its success, an encore performance was presented two months later at Central Hall, Westminster, where Andrew’s father was the organist. The encore performance played to a full house filled with members of the St. Paul’s School community and,
While in New York, Armstrong made dozens of records as a sideman, creating inspirational jazz and backup singing for many blues singers. Moreover, he had records as a soloist including "Cornet Chop Suey" and "Potato Head Blues." These solos changed jazz history, by incorporating daring rhythm choices, swing and high notes on cornet(Source B). Furthermore, in 1926, Armstrong finally switched from the cornet to the trumpet. After 1926, Louis became more and more famous and broke more and more barriers through his music.
However, its roots can be traced from the musical traditions of Africa and Europe. Jazz is also categorised by polyrhythms, blue notes, call and response and improvisation. Swing music The swing era was the period of time around 1935–1946, when big band swing music became the most popular music in the United States. The era's beginning is dated from Benny Goodman's performance at the Palomar Ballroom in Los Angeles in 1935, bringing the music to the rest of the country. Swing music was performed by large dance orchestras divided into sections
John recorded The Fox in 1981. On September 13, 1980 John and The Elton John Band performed a free concert to about 400,000 fans on The Great Lawn in Central Park, New York. This resulted in his 1982 hit “Empty Garden (Hey, Hey Johnny)” which is on his album Jump Up! This album also included his wonderful song “Blue Eyes”. Performing at Live Aid In 1985 John joined the many other performers at the Live Aid concert at Wembley Stadium in London, England.
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.
The San Diego Ballet performed Romeo and Juliet at the Old Town Temecula Theatre on October the 25th. This dance company uses music from a famous composer Sergei Prokofiev and the choreography was done by Javier Velasco. Velasco explains that his focus was centered on the two young people in love, Romeo and Juliet. He wanted to give the audience a glimpse of the first sensation of one’s true love. It was decided by Javier Velasco to select a smaller cast of colorful characters that would help bring a clear perspective between the feuding families, the entire performance lasted ninety minutes.
You can contribute to these efforts by purchasing a ticket to the benefit performance, which will be held on May 9 at 8:00 p.m. in the Springfield High School auditorium. The cost of the tickets is only $15.00 per person. Enclosed is a mail order form for your tickets. Please specify
Kooper was the one who named the band Blood, Sweat, & Tears after a 1963 album recorded by Johnny Cash under the same name. Four of the members Al, Bobby, Steve, and Jim did a few shows in New York at the Cafe Au Go Go and at the Fillmore East. Afterwards when Fred Lipsius joined them he also recruited three jazz horn players. As a now complete group they made their official debut in November of 1967 at the Cafe Au Go Go and thrilled the audience with their creative mix of jazz, acid rock and psychedelic rock. Having been successful they were signed on to Columbia Records.
America brought forth the music class, jazz, yet Paris was the first to hail it as a craftsmanship. War-weary and hungry for diversion, the citizens in the 1920s and 1930s embraced this new musical form. Performers such as outcast creators, cutting edge experts, flappers, and socialites focalized on the clubs and men 's clubs where jazz ruled. As jazz advanced, it got to be connected with current developments in expressions of the human experience and acclaimed as the sound of the twentieth century. Paris respected the United States infantry groups that played all through Europe amid World War I.