Delta Blues: The Life and Times of the Mississippi Masters

Ted Gioia

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Folk music lost much of the nation's attention during the Depression and World War II, but a generation of young urban liberals revived it in the late 1940s and '50s at open-mics in New York's Greenwich Village basements and singalongs in Washington Square Park. I believe the real differences in these two songs are due to the artists’ singing styles and the type of songs. The multiplatinum rapper was hospitalized in Los Angeles on Friday and reps confirmed he was "recovering."

Ted Gioia

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Folk music lost much of the nation's attention during the Depression and World War II, but a generation of young urban liberals revived it in the late 1940s and '50s at open-mics in New York's Greenwich Village basements and singalongs in Washington Square Park. I believe the real differences in these two songs are due to the artists’ singing styles and the type of songs. The multiplatinum rapper was hospitalized in Los Angeles on Friday and reps confirmed he was "recovering."

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Escaping the Delta: Robert Johnson and the Invention of the

Elijah Wald

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John Lodge releases his first solo album since releasing Natural Avenue in 1977 on May 5, 2015, on Esoteric Antenna, a label of the Cherry Red Records Group, titled 10,000 LIGHT YEARS AGO. 10,000 LIGHT YEARS AGO also reunites Lodge with special guest contributions from former MOODY BLUES members – flutist RAY THOMAS and keyboardist/mellotron player MIKE PINDER on the song “Simply Magic.” With the Hayward and Lodge solo projects, and 2015 Moody Blues tour this year, The Moody Blues have always been there to provide the world with live music that is engaging and appropriate to the times.

Elijah Wald

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John Lodge releases his first solo album since releasing Natural Avenue in 1977 on May 5, 2015, on Esoteric Antenna, a label of the Cherry Red Records Group, titled 10,000 LIGHT YEARS AGO. 10,000 LIGHT YEARS AGO also reunites Lodge with special guest contributions from former MOODY BLUES members – flutist RAY THOMAS and keyboardist/mellotron player MIKE PINDER on the song “Simply Magic.” With the Hayward and Lodge solo projects, and 2015 Moody Blues tour this year, The Moody Blues have always been there to provide the world with live music that is engaging and appropriate to the times.

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Cadence Review of Jazz & Blues: Creative Improvised Music

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Huff launched Philadelphia International Records as a direct rival to “Hitsville: USA” – and succeeded, writing and producing over 170 gold and platinum records to date. A jazz ensemble usually plays a predetermined tune, with each musician adding their own interpretations. Much like their kin in the established prog sub-genres, these groups will incorporate many major parts of what defines prog rock: the fusing of rock with the structures and discipline of more traditional musics, the use of syntheisizers and new technologies, intelligent thematics, and the expansion of the form.

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Huff launched Philadelphia International Records as a direct rival to “Hitsville: USA” – and succeeded, writing and producing over 170 gold and platinum records to date. A jazz ensemble usually plays a predetermined tune, with each musician adding their own interpretations. Much like their kin in the established prog sub-genres, these groups will incorporate many major parts of what defines prog rock: the fusing of rock with the structures and discipline of more traditional musics, the use of syntheisizers and new technologies, intelligent thematics, and the expansion of the form.

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R&B Fake Book: 375 Rhythm & Blues Songs (Fake Books)

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Willis had hits on both the R&B and pop charts from 1956 to 1958. Swing bands appropriated the "new" style with Will Bradley's Beat Me Daddy Eight To The Bar and bandleader Tommy Dorsey's Boogie Woogie. Smith (decked in white) entered the stage merrily and delighted us with 3 more of his composed tunes, 'A Man's Gotta Do What A Man's Gotta Do' 'Tripple Nickels' and a beautiful rendition of 'Glisten'. As social changes in the 1950s and 1960s occurred, the blues changed.

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Willis had hits on both the R&B and pop charts from 1956 to 1958. Swing bands appropriated the "new" style with Will Bradley's Beat Me Daddy Eight To The Bar and bandleader Tommy Dorsey's Boogie Woogie. Smith (decked in white) entered the stage merrily and delighted us with 3 more of his composed tunes, 'A Man's Gotta Do What A Man's Gotta Do' 'Tripple Nickels' and a beautiful rendition of 'Glisten'. As social changes in the 1950s and 1960s occurred, the blues changed.

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Hard Day At The Scaffold

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While the style is often associated with solo piano, boogie-woogie was also used to accompany singers and, as a solo part, in bands and small combos. Houma--the largest tribe of Native Americans living in Louisiana, predominantly in Terrebonne and Lafourche Parishes. At the end of the story, the narrator witnesses Sonny’s playing firsthand. At a more sophisticated level, consider this anecdote told to me by a semi-professional jazz musician (Joe Wheeler, personal communication).

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While the style is often associated with solo piano, boogie-woogie was also used to accompany singers and, as a solo part, in bands and small combos. Houma--the largest tribe of Native Americans living in Louisiana, predominantly in Terrebonne and Lafourche Parishes. At the end of the story, the narrator witnesses Sonny’s playing firsthand. At a more sophisticated level, consider this anecdote told to me by a semi-professional jazz musician (Joe Wheeler, personal communication).

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The Virgin Encyclopedia of the Blues (Virgin Encyclopedias

Colin Larkin

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I can remember my freshman year at the all-male Johns Hopkins when one of my classmates generated considerable interest with a female nude printed by a computer in a pattern X's and O's; that was 1965. Charles Peabody mentioned the appearance of blues music at Clarksdale, Mississippi, and Gate Thomas reported similar songs in southern Texas around 1901–1902. Americana's proponents position themselves as anti-establishment gadflies to the left of commercial country.

Colin Larkin

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I can remember my freshman year at the all-male Johns Hopkins when one of my classmates generated considerable interest with a female nude printed by a computer in a pattern X's and O's; that was 1965. Charles Peabody mentioned the appearance of blues music at Clarksdale, Mississippi, and Gate Thomas reported similar songs in southern Texas around 1901–1902. Americana's proponents position themselves as anti-establishment gadflies to the left of commercial country.

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The Big Book of Blues

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Note for keyboard users: To open the next menu item in this accordion style menu use the down arrow key then hit enter to open. New Orleans, or traditional jazz, is relatively simple in its devices, but, catalyzed by Louis Armstrong, it quickly evolved into the more sophisticated styling of swing. We hope you will look around and see what you can discover. If you are an educational institution in the area, I would strongly advise you to contact the Keswick for information on how your students can participate.

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Note for keyboard users: To open the next menu item in this accordion style menu use the down arrow key then hit enter to open. New Orleans, or traditional jazz, is relatively simple in its devices, but, catalyzed by Louis Armstrong, it quickly evolved into the more sophisticated styling of swing. We hope you will look around and see what you can discover. If you are an educational institution in the area, I would strongly advise you to contact the Keswick for information on how your students can participate.

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JAZZ.

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The lyrics generally end on the last beat of the tenth bar or the first beat of the eleventh bar, and the final two bars are given to the instrumentalist as a break; the harmony of this two-bar break, the turnaround, can be extremely complex, sometimes consisting of single notes that defy analysis in terms of chords. Like many ungrateful progeny, rock pushed the blues out of the picture. Male groups wore formal suits (such as tuxedoes) and beat the rhythm with finger snapping.

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The lyrics generally end on the last beat of the tenth bar or the first beat of the eleventh bar, and the final two bars are given to the instrumentalist as a break; the harmony of this two-bar break, the turnaround, can be extremely complex, sometimes consisting of single notes that defy analysis in terms of chords. Like many ungrateful progeny, rock pushed the blues out of the picture. Male groups wore formal suits (such as tuxedoes) and beat the rhythm with finger snapping.

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Rock'n'blues Guitar for Everyone: The Ultimate Guitarist's

Marc Lachlan Ongley

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Music Books Plus is operated by Norris-Whitney Communications who has been providing information services to the music, pro audio, lighting, multimedia and broadcast industries for the past 36 years. It is obvious to me that these are two very different musical worlds. Our taste in musical styles vary, so when we write and record this is reflected in the music. When it comes to an ability to belt out blues that bring your bones to a simmer, vocalist and bassist supreme Danielle Nicole is cut from the same soulful cloth as Etta James, Koko Taylor and Shemekia Copeland.

Marc Lachlan Ongley

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Music Books Plus is operated by Norris-Whitney Communications who has been providing information services to the music, pro audio, lighting, multimedia and broadcast industries for the past 36 years. It is obvious to me that these are two very different musical worlds. Our taste in musical styles vary, so when we write and record this is reflected in the music. When it comes to an ability to belt out blues that bring your bones to a simmer, vocalist and bassist supreme Danielle Nicole is cut from the same soulful cloth as Etta James, Koko Taylor and Shemekia Copeland.

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The Day They Killed Martin Luther King and the Night James

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In the 1750s black preachers were already ubiquitous. She no longer had a series at this point but the contrast was jarring. I think PhilCohen has hit the nail on the head. Styles of electronica include downtempo, illbient and trip-hop (among countless others, see list of electronic music genres ), which are all related in that they usually rely more on their atmospheric qualities than electronic dance music, and make use of slower, more subtle tempos, sometimes excluding rhythm completely.

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In the 1750s black preachers were already ubiquitous. She no longer had a series at this point but the contrast was jarring. I think PhilCohen has hit the nail on the head. Styles of electronica include downtempo, illbient and trip-hop (among countless others, see list of electronic music genres ), which are all related in that they usually rely more on their atmospheric qualities than electronic dance music, and make use of slower, more subtle tempos, sometimes excluding rhythm completely.

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