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Jazz Documentaries

Jazz Documentaries

Jazz Legends in Their Own Words  A journey into the BBC archives unearthing glorious performances and candid interviews from the golden age of jazz. Featuring some of the […]

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Jazz Theory – Jazz Chords

Jazz Theory – Jazz Chords

Jazz Chords For this section, a prior knowledge of intervals and chord triads is necessary. In jazz styles, it is rare to see a chord that is […]

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Jazz Theory – Syncopation

Jazz Theory – Syncopation

Syncopation Despite the freedom and improvised nature of jazz music, there are several common elements that help to define something as being jazz. One of the […]

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Jazz Theory – Improvisation

Jazz Theory – Improvisation

Improvisation Jazz improvisation is the process of spontaneously creating fresh melodies over the continuously repeating cycle of chord changes of a tune. The improviser may depend […]

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Jazz Theory – The Structure of Jazz

Jazz Theory – The Structure of Jazz

The Structure of Jazz Much of what happens in jazz is strongly influenced by the rather rigid structure of the genre. But, far from being an […]

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Jazz Poetry – ‘Woman, I got the Blues’ by Yusef Komunyakaa

Jazz Poetry – ‘Woman, I got the Blues’ by Yusef Komunyakaa

Woman, I Got the Blues I’m sporting a floppy existential sky-blue hat when we meet in the Museum of Modern Art. Later, we hold each other […]

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Jazz Poetry – ‘Jazz Fantasia’ by Carl Sandburg

Jazz Poetry – ‘Jazz Fantasia’ by Carl Sandburg

Jazz Fantasia Drum on your drums, batter on your banjoes, sob on the long cool winding saxophones. Go to it, O jazzmen. Sling your knuckles on […]

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Jazz Poetry – ‘Jazzonia’ by Langston Hughes

Jazz Poetry – ‘Jazzonia’ by Langston Hughes

Jazzonia Oh, silver tree! Oh, shining rivers of the soul! In a Harlem cabaret Six long-headed jazzers play. A dancing girl whose eyes are bold Lifts […]

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Jazz Poetry

Jazz Poetry

Jazz poetry is a literary genre defined as poetry necessarily informed by jazz music—that is, poetry in which the poet responds to and writes about jazz. […]

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The influence of Jazz on fashion

The influence of Jazz on fashion

The influence of Jazz in fashion Fashion and music go hand in hand because it gives you the visual and auditory experience of an era which […]

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