Thursday, January 21, 2010

Play list for 1/21

This is what we heard today in class, January 21.

James P. Johnson. "The Charleston." (stride piano)
Louis Armstrong. "Struttin with some Barbecue." (early jazz)
Fletcher Henderson. "King Porter Stomp" (swing)
Lester Young with Count Basie. "Lester Leaps In." (swing)
Duke Ellington. "Snibor." (composed by Billy Strayhorn). (swing)
Charlie Parker. "Scrapple from the Apple." (bop)
Miles Davis. "Airegan." (composed by Sonny Rollins) (hard bop)
Miles Davis. "Footprints." (60s jazz)
Weather Report. "Birdland." (fusion)
Herbie Hanckock. "Canteloupe Island" (sixties jazz: straight 8th)
Mongo SantamarĂ­a. "Watermelon Man." (Composed by Hancock)
The Metres. "Sissy Strut." (New Orleans funk)
The Roots. "Mellow My Man." (hip hop)

Art Blakey. "Moanin'" (hard bop)
Stan Getz. "It Never Entered My Mind" / "Opus de Bop" (West Coast / cool jazz)
John Coltrane. "Chasing the Trane." (sixties jazz)

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