the Jazz Theory Book summary.

Jazz Theories According to Levine in the Jazz Theory Book, there exist a few theories that explain jazz music. Such theories include the basic theory and chord scale theory (Levine & Mark, 26). The basic theory explains the nitty-gritty of the components that formed jazz music. under this theory; there are three main components: intervals,… Continue reading the Jazz Theory Book summary.

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Jazz Founding Fathers summary.

Jazz Founding Fathers The existence of jazz music currently results from the effort by veteran jazz musicians who devoted their musical careers to propel the popularity of jazz music in the world. Notably, some key names are well recognized for their work in jazz music, such as; Morton, King Oliver Joe, Armstrong, Allen Henry ‘Red’,… Continue reading Jazz Founding Fathers summary.

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Improvisation in Jazz Summary.

Improvisation in Jazz Improvisation in jazz is a common practice whereby it involves applying different tools, moods, and styles in jazz. Earlier on, jazz was purely a rendition of simple melodies and rhythms (Coker & Jerry, 13).  However, improvisation has come when jazz musicians have brought in several aspects such as humanity, musicianship, and intellect.… Continue reading Improvisation in Jazz Summary.

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Modern Day Jazz summary.

Modern Day Jazz Jazz has come a long way from the 19th century. Presently, jazz has established itself as an integral part of music, and much effort has been directed. According to an interview by Jazz standard on a renowned Jazz artist, Karin Allyson, jazz has become a local brand that is not formed along… Continue reading Modern Day Jazz summary.

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Prehistory of Jazz summary.

Prehistory of Jazz Before the actual inception of modern-day jazz music, there existed various genres that inspired the development of jazz. During this period, the African Americans generated music that involved more body movement, such as using fingers and hand edges to repeatedly jab the drumhead, which produced a throbbing pulsation (Gioia & Ted, 112).… Continue reading Prehistory of Jazz summary.

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The Jazz Age summary.

The Jazz Age Like the Congo square dance was phased out by the emergence of jazz in the mid of 19th century, jazz was also undergoing a revolution and for a revolution works on the principle of bringing in a new concept by phasing out the existing one (Scaruffi & Piero, 47). As jazz grew… Continue reading The Jazz Age summary.

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