Posts Tagged ‘Jazz’

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Jazz dance form

Few know today the true origin of jazz music, and even fewer people understand the origin of jazz as a form of dance. There are many influences that have helped to shape the form of jazz. Since there are many, it is difficult to designate one of them as the true origin. Jazz has many […]

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6 types of music that need to know

There are thousands of different types of music that have different characteristics. Different types include: Blues They came from African-American work songs. The songs are characterized by simple and unique designs. The first blues song was published in 1912 and was written by Hart Wand. Before the 1940s, blues music was played off, but with […]

Fusion Jazz Guitar Solos – Larry Carlton is one of the best!

Larry Carlton was born March 2, 1948 in Torrance, California and began playing guitar at 6. He quickly developed a strong interest for jazz guitar at an early age and was influenced by jazz greats as Barney Kessel, Joe Pass, Wes Montgomery and John Coltrane. As I progressed in their teens Carlton was influenced by […]