Louis Armstrong (1901-1971) is considered one of the pivotal musicians in jazz for his contributions as a trumpet player, composer and singer. The genre’s origins lie in seminal work by John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Bill Evans, Charles Mingus, Wayne Shorter , and Herbie Hancock Generally, the term post-bop is taken to mean jazz from the mid-sixties onwards that assimilates influences from hard bop , modal jazz , the avant-garde and free jazz, without necessarily being immediately identifiable as any of the above.
In your second year you will begin to develop you own voice by playing your own compositions and arrangements in Jazz Performance 2. You will be given feedback from tutors in weekly sessions as well as composition lessons and instrumental lessons with specialist instrumental staff.
It’s debatable whether Marsalis’ critical and commercial success was a cause or a symptom of the reaction against Fusion and Free Jazz and the resurgence of interest in the kind of jazz pioneered in the 1960s (particularly Modal Jazz and Post-Bop ); nonetheless there were many other manifestations of a resurgence of traditionalism, even if Fusion and Free Jazz were by no means abandoned and continued to develop and evolve.
Bentuk awal dari musik jazz yang berkembang dari jaman ke jaman, menurut para peneliti adalah musik yang muncul di era 1915 – 1917, yang dimainkan oleh para musisi Negro, yang mempunyai corak permainan yang khas, sehingga sering di sebut jazz New Orleans.
Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis emerged early in the decade, and strove to create music within what he believed was the tradition, rejecting both fusion and free jazz and creating extensions of the small and large forms initially pioneered by artists such as Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington , as well as the hard bop of the 1950s.