Find a jazz concert on YouTube that is at least 40 minutes in length. If you are unsure if your concert qualifies as a jazz concert, please email me the YouTube link in advance.
2. Watch the concert and write an essay (minimum length: three-pages, 12-point font, double spaced) that describes your experience. Address the following questions:
? What is the name of the event?
? When and where did the concert take place?
? What is the name of the group and/or performers?
? Did the musicians perform original music, free improvisations, covers of standard jazz/ popular songs, big band arrangements, or a combination of these options?
? How would you describe the style of the music (i.e., early New Orleans style jazz, swing, bebop, cool jazz, hard bop, modal, jazz fusion, etc.)?
? Did the group incorporate influences outside of jazz (i.e., rock, classical, world music, etc.)?
? What was your overall impression of the performance?
? What was your favorite piece? ? Why was it your favorite piece?
? What (specific) musical aspects of the piece did you like?
? What (specific) musical aspects of the piece did you dislike?
? Describe how the piece fits into the lineage of jazz history that we studied in class.
? Please include a link to the YouTube video in the text of your paper

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Find a jazz concert on YouTube that is at least 40 minutes in length. If you are unsure if your concert qualifies as a jazz concert, please email me the YouTube link in advance.
2. Watch the concert and write an essay (minimum length: three-pages, 12-point font, double spaced) that describes your experience. Address the following questions:
? What is the name of the event?
? When and where did the concert take place?
? What is the name of the group and/or performers?
? Did the musicians perform original music, free improvisations, covers of standard jazz/ popular songs, big band arrangements, or a combination of these options?
? How would you describe the style of the music (i.e., early New Orleans style jazz, swing, bebop, cool jazz, hard bop, modal, jazz fusion, etc.)?
? Did the group incorporate influences outside of jazz (i.e., rock, classical, world music, etc.)?
? What was your overall impression of the performance?
? What was your favorite piece? ? Why was it your favorite piece?
? What (specific) musical aspects of the piece did you like?
? What (specific) musical aspects of the piece did you dislike?
? Describe how the piece fits into the lineage of jazz history that we studied in class.
? Please include a link to the YouTube video in the text of your paper

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Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *