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Music Ethnography Of Jazz Culture In Charlottesville Virginia
1,309 wordsThe lights dim and slowly fade to a cool blue glow that covers the stage. The drum set waits facing in towards the rest of the instruments. Its signaling to the others as if it is time to play; reflecting greens and oranges off the symbols that hang motionlessly above the set. Across from the drums an electric keyboard is perched on top of a slender metal stand. Its plugged into its amplifier but not on yet although it seemingly know exactly what it is about to play. The bass stands against the ...
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How To Make Sandblasted Signs
633 wordsI am going to tell you how you can make a sandblasted sign. The only necessary tools you need are: bass wood, or red wood, rubber masking, spray glue, exact knife, sand paper, paint (which most of these items you can find at your local hardware store). Also you need to know someone in your community who has a sandblasting machine to sandblast your sign. You will also need a design for your board. (It can be your name, or a symbol of what ever you want it to be NIKE, STARTER, etc. ) Now that you ...
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Irish Bagpipes Brian Boru Pipe
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1,129 wordsLeadership Students name University Leadership Understanding various types of leadership is very important, as it leads to the leadership development. The paper dwells on four major types of leadership, such as transformational, transactional, charismatic, and visionary leadership styles. The term transformational leadership was first coined by J. V. Downtown in 1973 and first introduced by James Burns in 1978. It is generally defined by Burns as the leadership style that occurs when one or more...
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Voice Important Element
1,068 wordsIt is apparent that female music in Canada is a growing industry, and plays a very controversial role in Canadian society. Canada is a land of many ethnic backgrounds and an extremely diverse culture, one of the best ways to express culture is through music. Sarah McLachlan has enjoyed worldwide success with the album Surfacing, and more recently Mirror ball. The album titled Surfacing was released in 1997 and features a song called Building a Mystery. Building a Mystery clearly exemplifies the ...
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Ed Sullivan Show Brian Epstein
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1,940 wordsGustav Holst: The Planets Suite Music derived from astrology is surprisingly rare. The ancient Greek philosophers, whatever their intellectual attitudes towards astrology may have been, were certainly not ignorant of astrological teachings and ideas. It was they, after all who put forward the idea of the Music of the Spheres, the idea that these vast objects twirling around and whirling through space, must have hummed a tone as they went along their courses, much as a ball spun on a string will ...
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Isn T T Feel
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1,094 wordsTitle: The origin and growth of Jazz music The Jazz music of the twenties, comparable to the rock of the sixties and the disco of the seventies, was the sound of a new revolution. It was something that America had never heard before. The time came to be known the Jazz Age. F. Scott Fitzgerald named the era, Louis Armstrong dominated it, and the 1929 crash of the stock market ended it. This new music created a style filled with strong rhythms and syncopation, a sound that was a memory of the slav...
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Bongo Drums Tenor Drum Played
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Uncontrollable Mass Of People Bass And Drums Band
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