Papa Jack Laine, who ran the Reliance band in New Orleans in the 1910s, was known as “the daddy of white jazz”. The Original Dixieland Jazz Band, whose members had been white, have been the first jazz group to report, and Bix Beiderbecke was one of the most prominent jazz soloists of the Twenties.
Bebop musicians employed several harmonic devices which were not previously typical in jazz, participating in a more abstracted form of chord-based mostly improvisation. Bebop scales are conventional scales with an added chromatic passing notice; bebop additionally uses “passing” chords, substitute chords, and altered chords. Bebop made use of several relatively frequent chord progressions, similar to blues (at base, I-IV-V, but typically infused with ii-V movement) and ‘rhythm adjustments’ (I-VI-ii-V) – the chords to the Nineteen Thirties pop normal “I Got Rhythm”. Late bop additionally moved in direction of prolonged varieties that represented a departure from pop … Read More