Jazz Videos of Interest Part II, Two, 2

A. Please compare the techniques used in Early Jazz to those used in Big Band Swing. What are the differences in instrumentation? What does an arranger do?  How do solos differ?

B. What are some of the characteristics of songs from the American Songbook? Who are some of the greatest singers, songs and composers?

C. What did Charlie Parker bring to Bebop? How did Bebop differ from Big Band Swing?

D. What were the dance centers of Latin Jazz and Big Band Swing?

E. Why was Louis Armstrong so important? Benny Goodman? Describe the genius of Duke Ellington.

American Songbook/Jazz Singers
1.  “I’ve Got Rhythm“, George & Ira Gershwin, John Pizarelli

2.  “Cheek to Cheek”, Irvin Berlin, Louis Armstrong & Ella Fitzgerald

3.  “They Can’t Take That Away From Me”, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tfe-gLx2XxE“, George & Ira Gershwin, John Pizarelli & Jane Monheit

4.  “I Should Care“, Sammy Cahn/Jane Monheit

5.  “He’s Funny That Way”    , Billie Holiday

6.  “He’s Funny That Way”   , Lester Young

7.  “She’s Funny That Way”   , Kurt Elling

8.  “Somewhere Over The Rainbow”,  Harold Arland Ypi Harburg, Judy Garland

9.  “White Christmas”,  Irvin Berlin, Bing Crosby

10.  “Cold Duck Time”, Eddie Harris, Al Jarreau

11.  “Take Five”, Paul Desmond & Iola Brubeck, Al Jarreau & Kurt Eliing

10.  The Jazz Samba, Ella Fitzgerald

Early Jazz
11.  “Dixie One-Step“-Original Dixieland Jazz Band
12.  “West End Blues“-Louis Armstrong
13.  “Heebie Jeebies” Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five

14.  “Riverboat Shuffle“, Bix Beiderbecke (Franky Trumbauer)

15.  “Rocking Chair”, Louis Armstrong & Jack Teagarden

Big Band Swing
16.  “Sing, Sing, Sing“-Benny Goodman
17.  “Harlem Airshaft“-Duke Ellington
18.  “Taxi War Dance“-Count Basie

20.  “Chattanooga Choo Choo”, Mack Gordon & Harry Warren, Glen Miller


21.  “Tea for Two” Vincent Youmans Irving Caesar, Art Tatum

22. Piano Lesson with Oscar Peterson

23.  “Koko“/Charlie Parker

24.  “Hot House” Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie

25.  Cherokee, Bud Powell

Latin Jazz
26.  “Obsession“-David Valentin

27.  David Valentin & Eddie Palmieri

28.  Eddie Palmieri

29.  “Bermibau”,  Celia Cruz

30.  “Para Los Rumberos”, Tito Puente

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