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    There is a connection between many genres in American music, such as New Orleans Jazz, swing and ragtime. Jazz is a musical form that was developed by African Americans. It is often characterized by its use of blues and lyrics. It is not known when jazz was created. Composed piano rags by Scott Joplin and others achieved wide popularity at the close of the nineteenth century. Styles of some pianists soon followed as an East Coast development of ragtime. The jazz style developed in the city of New

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    eight songs for the following eight themes. The Religious Faith: “Is God a Three Letter Word for Love” Duke Ellington Despite the tough environment around the Ida B. Wells, people who live there are still faithful in God. However, some of them also question God for ignoring the black community. Based on this ambiguity, I think the gospel jazz “Is God a three letter word for Love” by Duke Ellington precisely portrays the complex emotion of the residents. To start with, no matter age or gender, even

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    he began writing magazines articles and interviewing big names. Before each interview, he would get butterflies and his hands would start shaking. At one time, Collie had an interview with a musician that he admired, Duke Ellington. During the interview James had found out that Duke still has stage fright even though he has been performing for more than thirty years .He had benefited and discovered from a process psychologist call “ extinction “. Which brought up his second rule: “you’ll never eliminate

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    The Harlem Renaissance

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    stimulation. Literary achievers like Langston Hughes, Zora Neal Hurston, Claude McKay, and Countee Cullen rocked the world with their immense talent and strove to show that African Americans should be respected. Musicians, dancers, and singers like Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, Josephine Baker and Bessie Smith preformed for whites and blacks alike in famed speakeasies like The Cotton Club. Intellectuals like Marcus Garvey, W.E.B. DuBois, and Alain Locke stood to empower and unify colored people of all

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    Rudeness in Art

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    this classical music was played in front of kings and rulers, so a royal and pristine audience was always present. Jazz however, was created in America’s Deep South by artists such as “King Oliver, a cornet player that Louis Armstrong idolized” (Ellington). Oliver would play on steamboats as the entertainment for the evening where his popularity spread incredibly fast. Many of the passengers on these boats were black laborers going to and from their jobs. They would often sing along, dance, and

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    The 1920s saw a series of radical social changes in American society. During this era, people saw the clashing between the old and the new in various areas of American life. In some area, new values came to dominate and challenge traditional views, such as how women challenged old gender norms and how African Americans culture flourished and gained massive popularity. On the other hand, some conservative values seem to have triumphed over modern ideals, such as with the debate on the origin of human

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    The Roaring Twenties. (History Learning Site). During this time new artist surfaced and changed the way society looked at music. Some of these artists were for example: Louis Armstrong, Joe “King” Oliver, Edward “Kid” Ory, Jelly Roll Morton, and Duke Ellington. (UMN.EDU) Joe “King” Oliver and his band were the most famous in the 1920’s, he was from New Orleans originally and eve... ... middle of paper ... ...gov/about-us/investigate/organizedcrime/italian_mafia Hales, T., & Kazmers, N. (n.d.)

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    Reflection Paper

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    a. For this project I observed a class at Duke Ellington School (PS 4), an elementary school located in Washington Heights, Manhattan (500 West 160 Street). I observed a second grade class composed of 25 students, including 13 boys and 12 girls. The class is led by one teacher who does not receive any assistance from another teaching profession, although sometimes during the school year she receives help from students doing student teaching and fieldwork. Through discussions with the classroom

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    In the midst of the Cold War, an era of racism and culturalism emerged in America. The American international reputation rested on President Eisenhower’s shoulders. Due to emance discrimination against minorities, the United States government appeared separated and weak in the eyes of communist Russia and throughout the world. It was Eisenhower and other major political figure’s responsibility to repair that image and once again create a façade that America is united. In Penny M. Von Eschen’s work

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    There have been many pioneers in the music industry ones that have started new trends, and changed the game of music forever. Quincy Jones is one of those pioneers that has stood the test of time in this world that we call the music industry. At the age of 80 Jones has spent his time coming up the ranks in the music world. Quincy Delight Jones, Jr. was born on Chicago's South Side in 1933. At the tender age of ten he moved, with his father and stepmother, to Bremerton an area located in Seattle

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