modern jazz

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any of various styles of jazz that appeared after 1940

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Various disciplines of dance including ballet, tap, theatre craft, modern jazz, freestyle and adult tap.
This led to her being nominated for the IDTA Awards 2015 along with TA Awards 2015 along with T Esmee Taylor, who was nominated last T December for grade 4 modern jazz.
Folk and traditional music - featuring flamenco - from the western shores, and tonal systems & rhythmic forms from the eastern region are enriched with modern jazz, creating a new form of ethnic fusion that resonates beyond its boundaries.
Our music is modern jazz, but it''s very thought out - it''s not avant garde or free.
Dave Brubeck He formed The Dave Brubeck Quartet in 1951 and was the first modern jazz musician to be pictured on the cover of Time magazine - on November 8, 1954 - and he helped define the swinging, smoky rhythms of 1950s and '60s club jazz.
In 1954, he was the first modern jazz musician to be featured on the cover of Time magazine.
Africa Speaks, America Answers: Modern Jazz in Revolutionary Times (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012, pp.
Drawing on Saul Scott's account of this history in Freedom Is, Freedom Ain't: Jazz and the Making of the Sixties (2003), Bennett contends that modern jazz, especially the bebop and hard bop of the late 1950s and '60s, served as a "blueprint for the cultural revolutions of the post-World War II American avant-garde" as well as a "revolutionary aesthetic-political sound-scape"--namely, a soundtrack to the Civil Rights Movement's sit-ins, freedom marches, and other acts of civil disobedience ("Songs of Freedom: The Politics and Geopolitics of Modern Jazz').
Musicians will be looking to bring together traditional improvisation elements and modern jazz techniques.
Garner was an innovator during the modern jazz age, and although he wrote and performed hundreds of songs that are perennial favorites, he was unable to read music.
He said: "The music is a mixture of modern jazz with singer-songwriter elements, and a lot of it is really soulful.
Then Dinosaur Die raises the adrenalin ante still higher, establishing the tight trio as the Metallica of modern jazz.
Song for Koko" takes the flute enthusiast beyond the traditional and contemporary pop applications of the Native American flute and combines the spirituality of the instrument with the emotional basis of modern jazz.
After his brother joined Atlantic in 1956, the label attracted many of the most inventive jazz musicians of the era, including Coltrane, Charles Mingus, the Modern Jazz Quartet and Ornette Coleman.
Modern Jazz Piano, An Intermediate Guide to Jazz Concepts, Improvisation, Technique, and Theory (w/CD), by Sarah Jane Cion.