new and unique way. From the music and lyrics to the dress attire and performance venues, Mariachi music is different and meaningful in many aspects. The Unique Make-Up of the Mariachi Ensemble consists of the standard European instruments six to eight violins, two trumpets, and a guitar. Then there is also a high-itched, round-backed guitar called the vihuela, a deep-voiced guitar called the guitarró and a Mexican folk harp. ...
father passed away Dizzy Gillespie became a self-taught trombone and trumpet player (“David”). His skills increased so much over time that he later learned how to play the cornet. Gillespie had a special talent for playing these instruments. He was enrolled into the Laurinburg Institute of North Carolina in 1932. The school told him that they wanted him to play for their band. During his time at the school, he practiced his instruments mostly by himself. In 1935, Gillespie decided to shift his focus
when he composed the masterpiece in twenty-four days. The Schirmer introduction to the oratorio cites that: “in his choruses (Handel) did not go beyond four-part writing, and kept his orchestra within the most modest limits, so that no instrument except violin and trumpet plays a solo part, and oboe and bassoon do not appear at all in the score.” Jones and Warren steered clear of the supposed limitations of Handel’s original work. They brought synthesized music, marimbas, tambourines, and the music.
Miles Dewey Davis III was one of the greatest jazz musicians of all time. Widely considered one of the most revolutionary and influential figures in the history of music of the twentieth century, Miles Davis has played an integral role in shaping the sounds of jazz, one of the few uniquely and entirely American genres. Needless to say, the brilliant artistry that coolly flowed from his trumpet speaks for itself and clearly shows what a phenomenally inventive and talented musician he was. One could
never heard singing brought to jazz until Louis Armstrong came around. He said that the way Louis sang was revolutionary, at the time. Then he had me go put on another record, this time it only had musical instruments playing. Once that one was over he told me "Satchmo was just the best trumpet player I have ever heard. There is no one who could have beaten Louis when it comes to the trumpet." After we were done listening
Joe “King” Oliver Joseph Nathan Oliver, also known as King Oliver, was THE MOST important person in all of jazz history. Joe was born on May 1885, Abend, La. Joe was a Bandleader, composer, and soloist cornet/trumpet player that arose from New Orleans. Oliver was also the mentor of Louis Armstrong and together, they changed jazz and American music forever. Joe Oliver was born on May 11th, 1885. It is said that he was born on the plantation that his mother worked for as a cook near Donaldsonville
the best trumpet players of all time, is not overlooked. Miles has made a significant contribution to the history of rock, and his music has impacted music as much as any all-time great singer or musician. Unlike many other famous artists, he changed music many times with various different styles and techniques. Also, he was looked up to by many other famous musicians, many of whom were also very skilled and popular. And finally, he pioneered the use of electrically charged instruments that are defining
Swing Jazz, a subgenre of Jazz, was an unprecedented sound that has skillfully created an effect on the way we live today. In an article from a devoted Jazz website, Just the Swing, it is presented how Jazz was “revolutionary in its time period.” This is shown through how it was the first outlet that expanded into African American culture after desegregation was officiated. A corroboration within this statement is shown on Swingmusic.net’s : The History of Jazz Music Part II. This article adds
sound. Leroi plays a Haynes closed hole C foot flute, a Yamaha Soprano saxophone, as well as Selmer Alto and Tenor Saxophones. Prior to joining Matthews and Moore, Carter Beauford had been playing Jazz drums since his childhood. His father played trumpet in a Jazz band, and Beauford grew up with Jazz music surrounding him. Other than his father Beauford names Jazz Greats Jhon Coltrane and Miles Davis to be among his biggest influences in music. After playing the drums through college, Carter abandoned
new, because the old could no longer work. The old style worked very well. It also is not true that the new jazz style was developed as an effort on behalf of an interconnected group of musicians. The new style formed in the minds and on the instruments of very different musicians in many different places, independent of each other. But Minton's became a focal point, just as New Orleans had been forty years earlier. And just as Jelly Roll Morton's claim to have "invented" jazz then is crazy,