Kahlil Lumbala Grant Parker MUHFL 315 11/19/2017 Wes Montgomery George Benson, Larry Coryell, Pat Metheny, and Russell Malone. Do you know what all four guitar soloist have in common? Those four guitar icons were all influenced by Wes Montgomery, who is known as one of the greatest guitarists in the history of jazz. During the 1950s and 1960s, he helped define the modern jazz guitar during that span. Sadly at the height of his career, he passed away due to a heart attack, but his style is influential still to this day.
(Erlewine 2014) Recreating a time in American music history that rivaled blues greatest blue musicians of the 1940’s and 50’s. Veteran blues artists Etta James, B.B. King and Buddy Guy directly attributed the mid-'80s revival of their previously ebbing careers to Stevie Ray. Stevie Ray played the guitar with the passion of Jimi Hendrix and Stevie often paid homage to his inspiration by recording covers of music legend Jimi Hendrix. Third Rock from the Sun and At the end of Stevie’s life the Hendrix song Voodoo Chile (Slight return) were signature songs that considered iconic to Stevie Ray Vaughan’s live music performance.
He laid the foundation for the large and influential jazz movement. Beside the impressive pressing trumpet, he has a very special voice hoarse and has the ability to sing Scat ingeniously. According to music critic Steve Leggett, “Armstrong is probably the most influential person in American music in the background 20th century”. He played a very important role in the development of jazz music, so many people called him the "father of jazz" or "Pops" as the respec... ... middle of paper ... ...ability. Louis Armstrong influenced almost all aspects of jazz technique and style.
Because of jazz, America saw African-American musicians rise to fame for the first time. Legends such as Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Billie Holiday, and Dizzy Gillespie were all born in the intoxicating atmo... ... middle of paper ... ...ho, and The Rolling Stones. The Who electrified the grunge scene, while The Rolling Stones emphasized their punk attitude. By contrast, The Beatles were the fresh, clean British boys who sang sweet, innocent songs that even conservative parents could embrace. This accessibility undoubtedly contributed to their long-lasting fame.
The Jazz music of the Big Band Era was the peak of over thirty years of musical development. Jazz was so innovative and different that it could literally sweep the world, changing the musical styles of nearly every country. Big band Jazz that makes the feet tap and the heart race with excitement that it is recognized with nearly every type of music. The musical and cultural revolution that brought about Jazz was a direct result of African-Americans pursuing careers in the arts following the United States civil war. As slaves African-Americans has learned few European cultural traditions.
Wexler was much more than a top executive — he was a national tastemaker and a prophet of roots and rhythm. The impact of his deeds matched his larger-than-life personality. Because of him, we use the term "rhythm and blues" and we hail Ray Charles as "Genius" and Aretha Franklin as "Queen." We came to know of a record label called Stax and a small town called Muscle Shoals, Alabama. (Kahn, 2008).
He left a rich Jazz heritage for people around the world. People can appreciate the excellence of a grand master from the following classic singles, West End Blues, Savoy Blues, Potato Head Blues, Weather Bird, I 'm Not Rough and Heebie Jeebies and so on. Not a jazz musician could be known to and win support from every family like him. His works has been reprinted several times in the past thirty years (Gourse and Louis 342). He had a large collection of his own and other recordings.
At the time of his passing from liver disease in 2004, he was working on a recording project of duets with huge performers Bonnie Raitt, B.B. King, Elton John and Norah Jones. This mixture entitled "Genius Loves Company" led to an incisive win at the Grammy Awards--eight posthumous trophies including "Album of the Year" and "Record of the Year".
It sold a million copies and produced the band's first Top Ten hit in "Touch of Grey." One of the aspects of the Grateful Dead that made them stand out was their mixing of several different kinds of music. As mentioned earlier, the Dead's music is a hearty mixture of bluegrass, classical, and good old-fashioned rock... ... middle of paper ... ...ot;, is Blues Traveler. On the scene since 1984, John Popper (lead vocals and unbelievable harmonica) has lead this band up from the depths of the local party circuit to having a multi-platinum album (1994's Four). Also with the same blues-rock feeling, deadheads are sure to flashback to yesteryear with one of Popper's unreal harmonica riffs.
It is given velvet support by the drummer’s brushes on the snare and tom-tom. The relationship of emotions in is related with “Dusk Baby,” looks like a modern pop ballad with the harmonic difficulty with past years. “Mao Nas Massa” describes as a samba rhythm, meaning about the happiness ... ... middle of paper ... ...ithin the ending part is hidden playing, opposing with the performed amount. A part of the phase of jazz, pianist Gerald Clayton contributes with his ability in the world of jazz. His lively and high-quality playing has been admired with enormous, influences to people.