modern jazz


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Synonyms for modern jazz

any of various styles of jazz that appeared after 1940

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This collective biography demonstrates how modern Africa reshaped jazz, how modern jazz helped form a new African identity, and how musical convergences and crossings altered politics and culture on both continents in a moment when freedom electrified the African diaspora as Black artists sought one another out to create new modes of expression.
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.
Ant describes his sound as: "Accessible modern jazz, with catchy melodies and intricate rhythms.
Core subjects include ballet, tap, modern jazz, drama and singing.
STIRRING renditions of traditional and modern jazz standards will launch Solihull's free Music in the Park concert series.
After he describes the hardening of bebop, he profiles such musicians and ensembles as Art Blakely and The Jazz Messengers, The Modern Jazz Quartet, Lee Morgan/Hank Mobley, Sonny Stitt/Johnny Griffin, and Jackie McLean.
In 1954, he was the first modern jazz musician to be featured on the cover of Time magazine.
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.