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<ul><li><p>8/2/2019 Black History Month Project</p><p> 1/6</p><p>Black Music :Black Music :</p><p>JazzJazz</p><p>Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk</p><p>Louis Armstrong</p></li><li><p>8/2/2019 Black History Month Project</p><p> 2/6</p><p>Jazz HistoryJazz History</p><p> 1718 : Creoles in New Orleans</p><p> 19th Century : Racial Segregation</p><p> 1890 : Earliest forms of jazz emerge</p><p> 1920's : Harlem Renaissance</p><p> 1930's : Black music boosted the</p><p>American morale, while Swing became popular The Bolden BandThe Bolden Band</p><p> 1940's : Bebop</p><p> 1948 : LP's unveiled</p><p> 1950's : Popularity of jazz music exploded 1960's &amp; -70's : Soul music and Electronic Instruments emerge</p><p> 1980's : Gains popularity worldwide</p></li><li><p>8/2/2019 Black History Month Project</p><p> 3/6</p><p>Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong"Through his clear, warm sound, unbelievable sense of swing, perfect grasp of harmony, and</p><p>supremely intelligent and melodic improvisations, he taught us all to play jazz."</p><p>Wynton Marsalis</p><p> Born on August 4, 1901 in New Orleans, Louisiana where he grew up in dire poverty</p><p> Played the cornet at 13 andlearned music by listening to pioneer jazz artists (King Oliver) 1920's : began recording his legendary sessions with hisHot FiveandHot Sevengroups &amp; played in Mississippi riverboat dance bands</p><p> Perfected theimprovised jazz soloas we know it &amp; developed the idea of musicians playingduring breaks that expanded into musicians playing individual solos</p><p> 1944 : Esquire All American Jazz Concert</p><p> 1947 :Louis Armstrong and His All-Starsimmediate success &amp; permanent touring setting 1964 : recorded his biggest-selling record :Hello, Dolly!&gt; #1 on the pop chart Died of heart attack in his sleep on July 6, 1971 in Queens, New York City</p><p> Performed an average of 300 concerts/year, with his frequent tours to all parts of the worldearning him the nicknameAmbassador Satch</p><p> Appeared in more than thirty films (over twenty were full-length features) as a gifted actorwith superb comic timing and an unabashed joy of life</p><p> Now known as the first vital jazz soloist to attain world wide influence as trumpeter,entertainer, and show business personality</p></li><li><p>8/2/2019 Black History Month Project</p><p> 4/6</p><p>Marcus MillerMarcus MillerBorn 06/14/1959 in Brooklyn and raised in Jamaica, NY</p><p>American musician (guitar, bass guitar, keyboard, saxophone, bass clarinet and composition),</p><p>known as a style-defining electric-baser</p><p>Comes from a musical family</p><p>At the age of 5 : became deaf on his right ear due to measles</p><p>At the age of 13 : was proficient on the clarinet, piano,bass guitar and had begun composing music</p><p>His favorite instrument was the bass guitar</p><p>He studied musical education</p><p>Up to 1978 he was a member ofSaturday Night Live</p><p>He found recognition both through his solo talent and as a creator of a lot of film musics (e.g.Boomerang with Eddie Murphy and Halle Berry), as well as a music producer</p><p>You can hear him on more than 500 recordings</p><p>He got his breakout with (his boyhood idol) Miles David in whose band he played beginning in1980. "He didn't settle for anything mediocre", Miller recalls. "And this helped me develop mystyle. I learned from him that you have to be honest about who you are and what you do. Ifyou follow that, you won't have problems."</p><p>Produced albums for David (wrote the whole music)</p><p>In 2002, he won a Grammy with his album M 2 asBest Contemporary Jazz Album</p></li><li><p>8/2/2019 Black History Month Project</p><p> 5/6</p><p>Closer in the MusicCloser in the Music</p><p> Jazz Blues</p><p> Reggae Funk</p><p> Rock'n'Roll</p><p> Billie HolidayBillie Holiday</p></li><li><p>8/2/2019 Black History Month Project</p><p> 6/6</p><p>THE ENDTHE END</p><p>Miles DavisMiles Davis</p></li></ul>