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#2504379 - 01/26/16 08:41 PM What is Jazz???
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What is Jazz???


The existence does not depend on thought.

It is where you choose to place your silence, which converts sound into music.

Sound and silence make music.

Sometimes when my solo, I do not play anything.

Just schedule blocks of silence.

The notes are an afterthought.

Silence is what makes music sexy.

Silence is cool.


-Nicholas Payton




Edited by mischeli (01/26/16 08:52 PM)
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#2504383 - 01/26/16 08:51 PM Re: What is Jazz??? [Re: mischeli]
mischeli Offline
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Everything else sucks.

-Eli Mine
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#2504401 - 01/26/16 09:38 PM Re: What is Jazz??? [Re: mischeli]
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I guess Simon & Garfunkel had it right all along.
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#2504956 - 01/28/16 01:41 PM Re: What is Jazz??? [Re: mischeli]
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What's Jazz????

It's the voice of my people! (Betty Carter)

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#2505193 - 01/29/16 09:06 AM Re: What is Jazz??? [Re: mischeli]
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There's a lot to be said for minimalism. smile

Bill "Count" Bassie, was tops in minimalism.

That's the Cool part of Cool Jazz.
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#2505217 - 01/29/16 10:46 AM Re: What is Jazz??? [Re: mischeli]
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"Man, if you have to ask what it is, you’ll never know."

"Jazz is played from the heart. You can even live by it. Always love it."

-Louis Armstrong

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#2505563 - 01/30/16 01:45 PM Re: What is Jazz??? [Re: mischeli]
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Blues and Swing (plus Improvisation)


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#2505895 - 01/31/16 02:28 PM Re: What is Jazz??? [Re: mischeli]
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A type of music of black American origin which emerged at the beginning of the 20th century, characterized by improvisation, syncopation, and usually a regular or forceful rhythm. Brass and woodwind instruments and piano are particularly associated with jazz, although guitar and occasionally violin are also used; styles include Dixieland, swing, bebop, and free jazz. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1lrUF6Az70
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#2506244 - 02/01/16 02:58 PM Re: What is Jazz??? [Re: cmajornine]
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Originally Posted By cmajornine

A type of music of black American origin which emerged at the beginning of the 20th century, characterized by improvisation, syncopation, and usually a regular or forceful rhythm. Brass and woodwind instruments and piano are particularly associated with jazz, although guitar and occasionally violin are also used; styles include Dixieland, swing, bebop, and free jazz. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1lrUF6Az70




That about sums it up!

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#2506541 - 02/02/16 12:17 PM Re: What is Jazz??? [Re: Sir Lurksalot]
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Excellent link, Sir Lurksalot
Thanks
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#2507887 - 02/06/16 11:10 AM Re: What is Jazz??? [Re: mischeli]
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music with strange chords (but not strange after looking at them for some months).

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#2508702 - Yesterday at 10:42 AM Re: What is Jazz??? [Re: mischeli]
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Edited by mischeli (Yesterday at 10:55 AM)
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#2508882 - Yesterday at 09:07 PM Re: What is Jazz??? [Re: mischeli]
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Michael Brecker - TOTALLY AGREE! +1
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