Jazz is known as being one of the only styles of music created in America, though it is a mixture West African and Western music traditions. This module aims to lay a firm foundation for the further study of jazz through a range of specific musical skills, with a focus on the execution of melodic patterns relating to harmonic sequences, sight reading skills and rhythmic fluency, and an understanding of musical analysis.
Musik jazz akan dipengaruhi oleh budaya lokal dimana musik itu dimainkan dan berkembang. In the city of New Orleans where the Jazz music was born there was a peculiar tradition among people. Jazz musicians and their audiences are unfortunately mired in old European harmonic practices and forms.
In that sense alone he can be considered the most influential jazz musician of all time. It was after the 1950s that the modern jazz dance which is recognised by audiences and dancers around the world began to develop. Bossa is generally moderately paced, with melodies sung in Portuguese or English, whilst the related term jazz-samba describes an adaptation of street samba into jazz.
Since the 1960s, various creative centers of jazz have developed in Europe, such as the creative jazz scene in Amsterdam. In fact, Miles Davis is often recognized as one of the most innovative and influential jazz music artists of all time. You take part in events such as North Sea Round Town and the Jazz Day (the biggest jazz networking day of the Netherlands).
By the mid-1920s Whiteman had expanded his band beyond the size of the standard jazz orchestra—five or six brass, five saxophones, a four- or five-piece rhythm section—to include a small violin section and had incorporated into his dance repertory a number of pieces associated with serious” and semiclassical” music.