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Jazz drumming is the art of playing percussion in jazz styles ranging from 1910s- style Dixieland ... The influence of African music and rhythms on the general mix that created jazz was profound, though this influence did not appear until later. .... an essential rhythmic quality of jazz first really began to be used: syncopation.

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Jazz is a music genre that originated in African American communities of New Orleans, United ... 3.1.2 "Spanish tinge"—the Afro-Cuban rhythmic influence .... The centrality of improvisation in jazz is attributed to influential earlier forms of music: .... African-American music began incorporating Afro-Cuban rhythmic motifs in the ...

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American jazz, with its syncopated rhythms and improvisational quality, had an influence on a. the French composer Claude Debussy. b. the Russian composer  ...

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As it grew in popularity and influence, jazz served as a means of bringing young ... influences of ragtime (songs with a syncopated rhythm), blues, and the band music ... to copy the jazz style of New Orleans bands, and soon jazz was an American .... Despite its often improvisational character, jazz benefited from a number of ...

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No one had to explain notes or feeling or rhythm to him. ... The question of African influence on ancient Western culture has become a matter of .... Thus, in its impact on early jazz, minstrel music presents a rather convoluted situation: a .... again in our study of African-American music, from the lilting syncopations of ragtime, ...

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African-American involvement in the nation's music making has influenced every genre of ... however, and by the 1700s drums had been banned on many plantations. ... when describing the use of syncopated rhythms, whether in classical compositions, ... Along with jazz, blues takes its shape and style in the process of ...

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singers had already been exerting their influence on American culture and music ... of jazz. In Africa (as in Europe), each region and culture has its own indigenous musi- ... Often contrasting, syncopated rhythms, each played by a different ... One commonly observed quality of African melody is the strong reliance on a five-.

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I view jazz improvisation as a mode of social action that musi- cians selectively ... because the predominant direction of influence in American popular mu- sic in the ..... of parody: Parody, then, in its ironic "trans-contextualization" and inversion , is ..... Against this syncopated and interlocking rhythmic and harmonic groove it  ...

www.southernmuseumofmusic.com/Spotlight/01-Genre/Jazz.htm

Jazz is a music genre that originated from African American communities of New Orleans in ... Jazz makes heavy use of improvisation, polyrhythms, syncopation and the swing note, ... Its composition and style have changed many times throughout the years with each .... After WWII, blues had a substantial influence on jazz.

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The syncopated rhythms and exploratory improvisations and compositions of jazz ... But when Ornette Coleman offered the jazz community Something Else in .... The second generation of African American pioneers along with many ... to figure out its structure, its whole, but at that point I had stopped writing my scores out […]  ...