THE NEW GROVE DICTIONARY OF JAZZ, 2 VOLUMES

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Similarly, it is not difficult to see a likeness between classical music, football, and the hierarchical structure of large corporations, the ones that are now "downsizing" and "delayering" to cut costs and gain flexibility. But even if the answer to that still-begged question remains unclear, this wonderful and heartfelt film shows just how unassumingly powerful musical collaborations are and must remain as the cultural, religious, ideological and territorial battles rage on.
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Legends of the Blues

William Stout

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After World War II, the use of electrified instruments became inevitable. Early Soft Machine member Daevid Allen formed Gong in Paris. History works in mysterious ways and, if we are to influence its path into the future, we must take full note of its complexity, contradiction, and paradox [26]. C.—The blues are considered to be rooted in the traditions of gospel singing and African-American folk music. The resulting blue-colored cotton that they worked with may have had some bearing on the songs that they sang, which often dealt with themes of sadness or soulfulness.
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Blues Piano Legends (Artist Transcriptions: Piano)

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Evaluation of music therapeutic groups for patients suffering from chronic headaches. RT @wandajofficial: Loved rockin' with y'all @AmericanaFest @3rdandLindsley last night. I cannot imagine trying to learn any kind of music without listening to as many artists in that style as possible, and growing a collection of your favorites. Inevitably, the white bands played sweeter and less expressively than the black.
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101 Blues Patterns for Bass Guitar

Larry McCabe

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RT @ThirtyTigers: If you don’t vote you can’t bitch. Musicians remix sounds, and rhythms with their own innovations and synthesized musical elements. Once again if you think there is a particular song that belongs on the list email me at the60sofficialsite@verizon.net. During the middle eighties computers would meet reggae and rock and roll in the world of science fiction, yielding cyberpunk [24]. A simple way to look at ragtime is to consider it as a form of composed jazz, or possibly America's first classical music.
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Motherless Child: The Definitive Biography of Eric Clapton

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Here is a Willie Dixon song: "Well, _____, but I got to put you down a little while. If you are looking for a great gift for the musician in your life, we have an unbeatable assortment of iOS-compatible gear, ukuleles, books, apparel and collectibles and even instruments for children. Western culture's emotional repression is thus no more hospitable to its own artists than it is to blacks. If you go to Bobby Womack's Wikipedia page you can find all of the basic facts about his life and career.
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The Blues Highway: New Orleans to Chicago: A Travel & Music

Richard Knight

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Even though the blues had been around for many years, the popularity of blues in the UK, and the subsequent "British Invasion" played the major role in popularizing the blues in mainstrem America. Rockabillies were also said to be 12-bar blues played with a bluegrass beat. "Hound Dog", with its unmodified 12-bar structure (in both harmony and lyrics) and a melody centered on flatted third of the tonic (and flatted seventh of the subdominant), is a blues song transformed into a rock and roll song.
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The Women of R&B

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During the 19th century several elements of African music began to percolate into white folk music. (This phenomenon took place in the Americas. You just make it up as though you never heard it before. .. William Calley/Mi Lie Massacre) A few weeks ago, I wrote about my personal disdain for the "values" of the hip hop generation. A place dedicated to the preservation of blues music and musicians. It is so shallow and in some ways is offensive. Blues music often comes about with homemade and makeshift instruments, giving it part of its simple and authentic air.
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Talking Swing: The British Big Bands

Sheila Tracy

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Thus this section is added as an adjunct to the overall organization. Nokware Knight finds artists who take great pride in their experimentation, but with mixed results. She does them both in what is very close to the original style, as well as offering up contemporary interpretations that enhance rather than detract from the original roots. The effects of active and passive participation in musical activity on the immune system as measured by salivary immunoglobulin A (SIgA).
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Blues Guitar Legends (Transcribed Note-for-Note off the

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Thus the golden age for big band jazz was born. The record made money and six months later, Smith recorded "Crazy Blues" backed by her own band, the Jazz Hounds. On Saturday, October 15, from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. the museum will screen the “Take Me to the River” documentary. Back in the early 2000’s, big band swing also made a somewhat cheesy comeback, though it didn’t last long, and it hasn’t maintained the level of respect that, say, this blues revival is enjoying.
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All-Time Best Guitar Collection (Songbook)

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In the early nineteen-sixties, the urban bluesmen were "discovered" by young white American and European musicians. Many of Memphis' best Blues artists left the city at the time, when Mayor "Boss" Crump shut down Beale Street to stop the prostitution, gambling, and cocaine trades, effectively eliminating the musicians, and entertainers' jobs, as these businesses closed their doors. Some early practitioners include Keith Jarret and Jan Garbarek. In the 1920s and ’30s Memphis Minnie, Tampa Red, Big Bill Broonzy, and John Lee (“Sonny Boy”) Williamson were popular Chicago performers.
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