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What is jazz?
The jazz, is one of the most famous musical rhythms and loved by the music-loving public. It is characterized by improvisation. Contrary to what one might think, this improvisation is not completely free, but it splits with some melodic basis suggested by the work that is playing.
What makes jazz, a musical rhythm, where musicians, to be applauded. As well as the performer, who plays a fundamental role in the development of the creation of the subject. Since these are recreating the subject, whenever it is interpreted. Due to these factors, the jazz is quite dissimilar remaining musical rhythms that exist. It is, therefore, that many fans of jazz, are people who know enough music. Which appreciate the quality of the musicians and of the interpreter.
Now, in terms of the admired and exclusive sound of jazz, due in large part, that in the, including multiple rhythms, as the syncopations and blue notes.
Therefore, it is rhythm that can be perceived, is the most complete subjectivity of the listener. Given this, it is that many people talk about that jazz has a swing. It is not more than the word, employed by the Auditors, to express that part of jazz are listening to has good rhythm.
The classical instruments associated with this musical current are saxophone, the trumpet, the piano and double bass, although of course jazz is not limited to these instruments in particular, as in the case of Jean Luc Ponty with his electric violin. The important jazz saxophonists include Charlie Parker, an icon, John Coltrane and Stan Getz. The trumpeters include the legendary Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, and Miles Davis. Some Jazz pianists known are Duke Ellington, Chick Korea and Fats Waller, one of the great pianists in the history of jazz. Among the singers we can mention Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and George Benson.
In terms of the history of jazz, it may be mentioned, that its roots are in the United States. It was in that country, in the mid-19th century, which merged several factors, to the creation of jazz. Among them we find the musical rhythms native (the native Americans), Africans and Europeans.
It is clear that African rhythms, come from the slaves of color, that were brought to North America, to work in different crops and bonded.
European rhythms, were contributed by means of military bands and chamber music, which brought settlers from the old continent.