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Jazz Chapter 15
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Why didn't Ornette Coleman's quartet have a piano?
Coleman did not like to play according to the well-tempered scale or set chord progressions.
Coleman liked to include microtones in his music.
Eric Dolphy's style was built on bebop, but
ranged into extreme dissonance.
also connected to third-stream jazz.
The avant-garde style of jazz was
open to all other styles of music.
is a contemporary avant-garde jazz artist.
Avant-garde music flourished for a time in apartments, galleries, and places other than jazz clubs. What was this music called?
Cecil Taylor coined the term unit structure,
a section of music that musicians would learn by ear, and then develop by improvising.
Eric Dolphy played
Which venue was particularly important to avant-garde jazz?
The Five Spot
Who are the three most important figures in the history of avant-garde jazz?
John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, and Cecil Taylor
Musical characteristics of the avant-garde include
rhythmic freedom with an ambiguous pulse or several different pulses.
no set chord progressions.
Which of the following is true about harmolodics?
The term is a contraction of the words harmony, movement, and melody.
Harmolodics is a musical approach that gives musicians the freedom to play a written part in any octave or key.
Which is true about the saxophonist Albert Ayler?
Ayler experimented with the "hidden" range-the highest notes-of the saxophone.
"Ghosts" was Ayler's signature theme.
Ayler used multiphonics in his performances.
Which avant-garde jazz artist also performed on bass clarinet?
Which instrument did Cecil Taylor play?
Cecil Taylor had a musical background in
Which artist preferred to use unconventional notation for writing his music?
is the acronym for the Association for the Advancement of Creative Music.
promoted concerts for more than four decades.
encouraged the playing and writing of new (avant-garde) music.
Avant-garde jazz was also known as
plays music that is an excellent synthesis between the avant-garde style and the jazz tradition.
makes reference to Ornette Coleman and Albert Ayler in "Duet."
has always had a small but enthusiastic following.
has been as enduring as any other style of jazz.
Cecil Taylor was known for
very hard attacks (beginnings of notes).
playing long, extended pieces in concert.
an infinitesimal fraction of a half step.
Which instrument does Ornette Coleman play?
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