Salsa music originated in Eastern Cuba in the early 1900s. The music came from a mix of Spanish and Afro-Cuban music, using both rhythms and instruments from each style. Salsa dance is a mixture of many various styles and techniques. It was created by immigrants coming to Latin America in search of better lives and African slaves. These people combined Danzón
Also, Carlos Santana, importance in both the Latin America and internationally is that they started a new Latin based rock sound featuring a Cuban beat. This mans concept of music was years ahead of its time. An it would take several years for other group to catch up with his style. Then a couple years later Carlos Santana changed his sound to a Latin American sound with a Jazz like
Bossa nova can flow in the American market as an impressive success history (Green 2012). It is a common part of high school jazz. Nevertheless, bossa nova is far from the American tradition but it was introduced to American musicians in 1960s (Bossa Nova 2005). It tends to be the rising of the cool wave from Brazil in the style of cool jazz. It shows how influence for a musical style developed in a peripheral country as Brazil was introduced in a large and central market place as the American (New World Encyclopedia).
The fusion happened in 1940 in the city of New York through the beginning of Machito and the Afro-Cubans orchestra, which was under directorship of Cuban trumpeter Mario Bauzá who essentially created the Latin Jazz through fusing jazz arrangements with Afro- Cuban percussion rhythm. “Tanga” by Bauzá, was the first real example of the music style known today as Latin Jazz. Latin Jazz is world famous for its distinct syncopated (in which the accent is shifted to the weaker beats) rhythmic quality. Famous Jazz pioneer, Jelly Roll Morton referred to the rhythm of the Jazz played in New Orleans during the early 20th century as “Latin Tinge”. The reference of “Latin Tinge” was directly due to the influence of the Cuban Habanera,
Breakfast at Tiffany’s is a romantic American comedy set in 1961. It was directed by Blake Edwards and was released by paramount pictures. The film breakfast at Tiffany’s stars Audrey Hepburn as …. And George Peppardas…“ you should at least ensure that you have captured the movie details in the introduction part. The viewers of the movie all know that they are laughing all the time and are being shocked by several ordered surprises in the movie ( Breakfast at Tiffany’s), that, paste jewelry from that proud institution as if it had be performed yesterday at a dance hall.
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
It also won 1 Oscar with another 11 wins and 6 nominations. The most iconic song used “The Time of My Life” won an Academy award for Best Music, original song” “Dirty”. To of been awarded an Oscar and won other awards just shows how amazing of a film it truly is. Writer Eleanor Bergstein explains in an interview from Samuel G Freedman’s article “FILM; 'DIRTY DANCING ' ROCKS TO AN INNOCENT BEAT” stating, “I meant 'Dirty Dancing ' to be a celebration of the time of your life when you could believe that a kind of earnest, liberal action could remake the world in your own image” (Freedman). IMDb also explains, “The movie is based on a script by American screenwriter Eleanor Bergstein, who based the story on her own experiences dirty dancing while vacationing in
Carmela Dante DeFrancesco and Pedro Aguilar were two of the first popular Mambo dancers. Better known as Millie Donay and Cuban Pete, the duo danced at the famous Palladium Ballroom in New York City back in the 1950s. In 1949 the Palladium began allowing Hispanics to enter the ballroom and it became the Mecca of Mambo in the USA. Donay (Italian) and Pete (Puerto Rican) met at the Palladium in 1952 and they won several dance contests held there.
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.
Back in the days before national media, one of the best ways for a politico to reach the common man was through catchy tunes sung at bars and parties. So while second president John Adams was campaigning for reelection against Thomas Jefferson in 1800, he borrowed the old Anacreon tune for a propaganda poem called “Adams and Liberty.” The poem
11) “American Bandstand” was the place to reach a young audience and Dick Clark was also the first non-music performer to influence African American music by featuring its artists on television. In the book Dick Clark’s American Bandstand, Clark mentions that his show was the first to showcase African American music stars performing their songs, and it showed African American and White teens dancing together and sitting together during the Civil Rights Era of the 1950s and 1960s. (Clark, pp. 106-107) “American Bandstand” was on local television in Philadelphia beginning in 1952, then on national television from 1957 until 1987. It was shown on cable television from late 1987 until its last show in 1989.
But they are more excited for Lin-Manuel Miranda, he is the actor who plays Hamilton. And believe or not, he wrote and made the whole entire play of hip hop and rap music. This play is Hamilton: An American Musical. Lin-Manuel Miranda was born on January 16, 1980, Manhattan, New York City, NY. And the real Alexander Hamilton was born just five days before him, and 260 years.
He began to write lyrics by following the music of several popular artists of this time. In his surroundings, Carter was reputed as “Jazzy” which eventually evolved into his showbiz name “Jay-Z”. Career Achievements: Jay took part on some of Jaz-O’s early recordings in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Naming some of the recordings would be “The Originators” and “Hawaiian Sophie”. He achieved huge fame for the first time by being featured on the 1994 Big Daddy Kane album Daddy’s Home.
Jazz has shaped the world we know today. Jazz would have never been as popular without the help of the famous musicians: Jelly Roll Morton, Joe King Oliver, Sidney Bechet, Louis Armstrong, and Duke Ellington. These people helped spread the new genre through radio, railroads, and the records that they played. Where did this all start? The jazz age began in New Orleans where a certain King was born.
It is a combination of Jazz, Blues, and Gospel. This music style had shaped the future of those in the 1950’s setting a platform of the music to come. Rock and Roll couldn’t have taken flight without the popular artist of the time including the widely known “King of Rock” Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, The Beatles and many more bands from England and America. Rock and Roll transformed society in the 1950’s causing a separation in tradition from the older generation and the newer generation known as the “Beat Generation”, according to website ushistory.org. It received its name from the style of the music and the newly formed dance moves arising.