History of smooth jazz

Published: 13.03.2018

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He would play his violin with other slaves to entertain plantation misters and mistresses at quadrilles and fancy balls. Some critics and jazz fans expressed a distaste for CTI releases, but much of the label's output is now generally well-regarded:

Please improve it by verifying the claims made and adding inline citations. Indeed, they even had their own autonomous cultural venues, like the African Grove theater in New York City. Some form of music shaped by the black experience in the United States had appeared in both the South and the North by the time of the Civil War.

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By Nich Anderson Member since: The minstrel show was born in the same year as William Lloyd Garrison's Liberator, , when Dan Rice-for the first time in American history-"blacked up" for a variety show in New York's Bowery district.

Despite the fact that the vast majority of blacks lived in the South, there were some freemen and women in the North. It is only the beginning.

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November Learn how and when to remove this template message. Not all contemporary jazz artists completely discard improvisation and challenging experimentation, but by and large, most instrumentalists emphasize shiny production, melody, and accessibility. Some performers, such as Dave Koz , Bob James , and Nathan East are notable for their numerous collaborations with many of the genre's big names.

Sign in or sign up to create or claim your musician profile page. These instances of black music-making were largely produced by and for a black slave community that understood the significance of the music in ways that whites never could.

    1. Sergey_Lavrinenko - 22.03.2018 in 07:59

      Though jazz and classic blues are really early twentieth-century black music innovations, certain characteristics found in jazz do have their roots in much earlier musical traditions.

      Dima_Nikonov - 25.03.2018 in 22:01

      For the radio network, see Smooth Jazz radio network. Others slave musicians would play at the so-called quadroon balls, New Orleans galas where light-skinned slave women were auctioned off to the highest bidder.

      Ilya_Frolov - 26.03.2018 in 21:39

      I grew up in an era when the radio host told you what was hip, who introduced you to the new sounds and the artists that create them. Smooth jazz is not a life-style choice.

      Dima_Diss - 02.04.2018 in 11:31

      At the outset, jazz was dance music, performed by swinging big bands.

      Rus_Niger - 04.04.2018 in 22:26

      Contemporary Jazz is essentially a catch-all term for the various permutations of popular, mainstream jazz of the s and '90s. History of Jazz Music Continued

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