Jazz History Concert Report #1
Concert Report is in three sections and is due along with the first Concert Report by the last day of classes:
For the first section, listen to Miles Davis “So What,” Stan Getz “Girl from Ipaniema” and Miles Davis “Burn” in the youtube videos below and answer the following 7 questions for each of the three songs:
Is this Cool Jazz, Latin Jazz, or Fusion?
What are the instruments in the band?
What instruments play the melody of the song?
What instruments take improvised solos? In what order do the solos happen?
How do the musicians communicate with each other when playing?
What is the situation in which the performance is happening?
How does this music make you feel when you listen to it?
(10 Points for each song, 30 points total)
For the second section of this report, write a paragraph which compares and contrasts these three performances with each other. What can you see is the same about them? What is different about them?
8. Miles Davis “So What” compared with Stan Getz “Girl from Ipaniema” (20 Points)
9. Miles Davis ‘So What” compared with Miles Davis “Burn” (20 Points)
10. Stan Getz “Girl from Ipaniema” compared with Miles Davis “Burn” (20 Points)
For the third and final section of this report, write a paragraph about which of these three performances is your favorite and explain why! (10 Points)
Here are the Youtube Videos:
Miles Davis – “So What’ (1959) https://youtu.be/zqNTltOGh5c
Astrud Gilberto and Stan Getz – “The Girl from Ipanema” (1964) https://youtu.be/_1uEy-n4IsU
Miles Davis – “Burn” (1986)https://youtu.be/h4X3rAg6lhY