Because the genre itself is so diverse, that you can find two pieces of music that are completely different, and have different qualities. A classical pianist can generally transfer over to jazz I love to play cocktail lounge music which my classical abilities have allowed me easy access to and to improvise fill ins and rhythmic figures etc. Interesting book about his mental processes and observations. In Jazz music, the songs are loosely composed, thus forming a basis for individual expression within an ensemble. By the fifteenth century, composers began writing choral music and adding instrument compositions to the lines of music. Jazz is less serious and suits more as background music, and sometimes you just start drumming because it feels good! I myself play about 95% my own improvisation, which is neither classical nor jazz in any accepted sense of the words. When the teacher leaves the room for a moment, the student begins ad-libbing over the same harmonies, being careful every twelve measures to return to the written melodies.
But both can be helpful. Hey Guy, This fall I´m enrolling at a Music school but i have to decide a couple of things and I would like to hear your tougths. This also adds the structure from which many vocalists will improv. These categories run the gamut from easy listening dance music to more complex art music. With the advent of Bop, improvisation assumed great importance.
You can also replace a chord with another in the same progression. Baroque is a specific style. And properly, not just one-finger stuff. Jazz is more showy for the people who are too lazy to really develop technique and many aspects of styles. You can do jazz with a little excerpt of Beethoven or Chopin, the Beatles or the latest broadway musical, as well as your own musical ideas, pre-cooked or not.
Indeed, one of my biggest frustrations continues to be those radio station formats which claim to feature jazz but more often than not play a variety of other styles: jazz-rock or, fusion ; so-called New Age; World Beat now theres an interesting term! What do you like to listen to? This is not the case with jazz. The reason jazz succeeds is that it is focused on a specific style, with a specific vocabulary of harmony, melody, rhythm and technique, so the task is simpler. A musician performing a jazz piece is allowed to break row and show his skill and creative fast-thinking. I can enjoy good jazz musicians playing with a tune, but my tastes in jazz are very limited, usually to harmonically rich, moody stuff. Its rhythms aside, the harmonies and melodies of jazz stem directly from European music. It's so amazing how the body movement become so natural, how they are so expressive when they improvise and how they listen, really listen music.
In order for Jazz music to be better I need to find but one person that believes that it is bette r; a single person for which the resolution hold. If you lean more towards the Jazz rhythmic nature as opposed to the sheet music classical then do Jazz. Another way to put it is classical piano playing today is more or less a museum profession, it is not a creative profession. Of course, this approach neednt be all solemn and sober! A comparison of classical and Jazz music will yield some interesting results and could also lead to an appreciation of the abilities needed to perform or compose these kinds of music. I accept the debate and will argue against the notion that classical music is objectivly better than Jazz. These choices not only include a multitude of artists, but also a wide diversity of music categories. I'm not saying that I don't enjoy jazz, just that it evokes fewer pleasant childhood and youthful memories than classical does.
Jazz has the same range of instruments and then some as many jazz numbers rely exclusively on the melody of a single instrument, f. My only choice was to learn classical pieces and try to teach myself to improvise in a classical style. But you can try a steeper angle, with the mouthpiece pointing toward the roof of your mouth. But the few times I have played along with other musicians I sound much better. These two approaches to passing on tradition are both valid. Obviously, this musical blend is difficult to categorize. Here, then, is a brief attempt to assist our grasping the inherent compatibility of these two vibrant musical categories.
My thinking is influenced by my profession, software engineering. Another way to put it is classical piano playing today is more or less a museum profession, it is not a creative profession. Advertisement The saxophonist Oliver Lake's ''Kuon Ganjo'' alternated lyrical sections of echoing short phrases with increasingly agitated smallgroup improvisations. Classical music is no different. So I'd say, choose the one that has the most music you enjoy; you'll be able to learn to improvise either way.
He has performed with many well-known entertainers such as Bob Hope, Jim Nabors, Roy Rogers and Dale Evans, Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme, Anita Bryant, Carman Cavalara, Victor Borgie, the Four Freshman, Blackstone the Magician, Bobby Vinton and John Davidson. This is a style of learning replicating what's on recordings that was always recommended to me and recommended by some very prestigious players that I didn't really sit down and do until I'd been playing for over ten years. To state that Classical music is longer lasting when Jazz has not been around for as long is a fallacy. Whether or not you want to think of a big difference between the two, the fact remains that there is a difference. The swing era employed them for the sake of keeping the larger sized group together but other jazz styles did not and do not to this day. Within these clear limitations one's excellence vocal strength, individual vocal quality, musicianship and artistry is judged. The compatibility of jazz and classical music is something I sincerely hope will be further explored.