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Many consider the jazz-pop idiom--ranging from the soft soul excursions of Stanley Turrentine, Grover Washington, and others in the 1970s to the easy listening material of the likes of Kenny G. in the 1990s--to be the nadir of the genre. In the northeastern United States, a "hot" style of playing ragtime had developed, notably James Reese Europe's symphonic Clef Club orchestra in New York which played a benefit concert at Carnegie Hall in 1912, and his "Society Orchestra" which in 1913 became the first black group to make Jazz recordings.

Pages: 304

Publisher: Oxford University Press; 2nd edition (March 24, 1983)

ISBN: 0195032918

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Art Blakey’s style changed the way jazz sounded, and the way drums were played in modern bebop. American jazz trumpet player, singer, composer and bandleader, Gillespie was very significant in the development of bebop and modern jazz. His trumpet playing influenced such players as Miles Davis, Clifford Brown and Fats Navarro. After spending time in Cuba and coming back to America, Gillespie also greatly helped in the advancement of Afro-Cuban Jazz Drummin' Men: The Heartbeat of Jazz, The Swing Years. In addition to being highly talented in his own right, there is no doubt in anyone's mind that Mr. Foxx was born for the mission of keeping Teddy's legacy. His work and dedication to his craft facilitates a channeling that, at times during the performance, makes you feel the presence of the immortal and beloved T. While George Foxx is a great baritone and capable of multi genre vocals, all roads lead back to "The Teddy Pendergrass Experience" EARLY JAZZ: ITS ROOTS AND MUSICAL DEVELOPMENT.

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