Jazz is a music genre that originated from African American communities of New Orleans in the United States during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It emerged in the form of independent traditional and popular musical styles, all linked by the common bonds of African American and European American musical parentage with a performance orientation. Jazz spans a period of over a hundred years, encompassing a very wide range of music, making it difficult to define. Jazz makes heavy use of improvisation, polyrhythms, syncopation and the swing note, as well as aspects of European harmony, American popular music, the brass band tradition, and African musical elements such as blue notes and African-American styles such as ragtime. Although the foundation of jazz is deeply rooted within the black experience of the United States, different cultures have contributed their own experience to the music as well. Intellectuals around the world have hailed jazz as "one of America's original art forms".
Jazz (Kanso series) is a series of 20 paintings made by Nabil Kanso in 1978-79. The subjects of the works are based on the jazz music and the entertainments night life in New York and New Orleans. The paintings are done in oil and acrylic on canvas measuring 224 X 182cm (88 X 72inches) each. Their compositions reflect predominant red tonality built with broad brushstrokes. Works from the series were exhibited in Atlanta in 1985.
The Jazz announced that a free watch party, open to the public, will be held at Vivint Arena in downtown Salt Lake City on Saturday, June 12 for Game 3 and Monday, June 14 for Game 4 ... Concession stands and the Jazz team store will be open during the watch parties.
They have launched TurnSignl, a web application designed to connect someone who’s been pulled over by police while driving, or who’s gotten in a car accident, with an attorney who can advise parties of their rights and – importantly – is trained to defuse the situation if things get tense.
(Be sure to check online or call ahead to see if stores will offer exclusive releases on Saturday.) ... The private club Just Jettie’s and All $ales Vinyl are located inside the Chandler ParkBuilding, offering dinner party events, DJ nights and record-shopping experiences. The shop focuses on jazz, R&B and hip-hop, along with VHS tapes and DVDs... .
John D ... He was 94 and had resided in Ruxton ... Jeanette A ... While at College Park, he taught himself to play the bass fiddle and learned jazz harmony and rhythm. He paid his way through college by putting together jazz bands and arranging gigs at dance parties in Washington and Baltimore, his son said ... “He was my escort to a housewarming party,” she said.
Former Walt Disney Imagineer and theme park historian Christopher Merritt, like many others, cites Crump as a precursor to filmmaker Tim Burton, although Crump’s exuberant use of color feels freer and looser, the illustrative equivalent of jazz improvisation ... a grand party with jazz and an abundance of characters, color and light.
Within lies a hazy miasma of jazz, righteous reggae, easy-going hip-hop and vintage neo-soul in which the echo effects of dub and the ... Man Made can veer towards aimlessness and self-parody – “Eat some shrooms,” Wells sings, ruining the jazz piano vibes on PartyHardInterlude.
... Chevy Israel “Personally for me growing up here in Chicago the 70s and 80s listening to WVON, and way later WNUA, R&B, smooth jazz could put me in the right frame of mind, just as it does today! I recall block parties, Saturday night someone would have a party in their basement.