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Encountered Jazz

Sunday May 3rd. 2015
Chilling out in downtown in the usual sunny afternoon.
I encountered the jazz I have forgotten for so long.

“There are two kinds of people in the world.

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I think I’ll learn the high-wire,

Or maybe the trapeze,

I’d walk with gay abandon,

And swing with monkey ease.

Microgenres of Music: Introducing Swing

Two-thirds rhythm and one-third soul” – Fats Waller

Swing music has been the most durable, visible & commercially successful genre in the United States of the 20th century. 357 more words


Microgenres of Music: Identifying keywords

In this studio session with Marit and Sheena, we were asked to put up our 10 symbols on the classroom walls and each of us had to pick a set of symbols that was not ours and to list down 100 words describing the symbols and to guess what genre we had chosen for this project. 370 more words


Arizona Girl Dies After Swing Set Breaks Suddenly

GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities in a Phoenix suburb say a 7-year-old girl is dead and a 14-year-old girl is hospitalized after a backyard swing set broke apart. 124 more words