Jazz Genres: Twelve-Bar Blues, Bebop, Big Band, Free Improvisation, Free Jazz, Swing Music, Jazz Rap, Smooth Jazz, Jazz Fusion, Gyp Source Wikipedia

ISBN: 9781156509982

Published: August 14th 2011

Paperback

58 pages


Description

Jazz Genres: Twelve-Bar Blues, Bebop, Big Band, Free Improvisation, Free Jazz, Swing Music, Jazz Rap, Smooth Jazz, Jazz Fusion, Gyp  by  Source Wikipedia

Jazz Genres: Twelve-Bar Blues, Bebop, Big Band, Free Improvisation, Free Jazz, Swing Music, Jazz Rap, Smooth Jazz, Jazz Fusion, Gyp by Source Wikipedia
August 14th 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 58 pages | ISBN: 9781156509982 | 6.51 Mb

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 57. Chapters: Twelve-bar blues, Bebop, Big band, Free improvisation, Free jazz, Swing music, Jazz rap, Smooth jazz,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 57. Chapters: Twelve-bar blues, Bebop, Big band, Free improvisation, Free jazz, Swing music, Jazz rap, Smooth jazz, Jazz fusion, Gypsy jazz, Jazz-funk, Vocal jazz, Acid jazz, Punk jazz, Nu jazz, Latin jazz, Avant-garde jazz, List of scat singers, Kansas City jazz, Third stream, M-Base, Cape jazz, Kansas City blues, Stride, Soul jazz, Shibuya-kei, Trad jazz, Asian American jazz, Post-bop, Folk jazz, List of jazz genres, West Coast jazz, Livetronica, European free jazz, Chamber jazz, British dance band, Crossover jazz, Ethno jazz, Ska jazz, Free funk, Mini-jazz, Neo-bop jazz, Straight-ahead jazz, Orchestral jazz, Urban jazz, Afro-jazz, West Coast Gypsy jazz, Continental Jazz, Cubop.

Excerpt: Smooth jazz is a subgenre of jazz that grew out of jazz fusion and heavily influenced R&B, funk, rock, and pop music styles (separately, or, in any combination). Modern derivatives of the genre include the more-recent New Adult Contemporary format of broadcast radio. Smooth jazz has been successful as a radio format- however, in 2007, the popularity of the format began to slide. Consequently, it was abandoned by several high-profile radio stations across the U.S.A., perhaps most notably by WQCD (Now WRXP) in New York and KKSF in San Francisco.

Many industry insiders have speculated that the smooth jazz format may die out, particularly with many of industry giant Clear Channel Communications stations dropping the genre. However, smooth jazz concerts, recording sales-as well as increased smooth jazz offerings on the Internet-continue to show strong fan support for the genre. In general, a smooth jazz track is downtempo (the most widely played tracks are in the 90-105 BPM range), layering a lead, melody-playing instrument (saxophones - especially soprano and tenor - are the most popular, with guitars a close second) over a backdrop that typical...



Enter answer





Related Archive Books



Related Books


Comments

Comments for "Jazz Genres: Twelve-Bar Blues, Bebop, Big Band, Free Improvisation, Free Jazz, Swing Music, Jazz Rap, Smooth Jazz, Jazz Fusion, Gyp":


lp2-arch.com

©2008-2015 | DMCA | Contact us