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  1. JAZZ MUSICIANS HARLEM RENAISSANCE

  2. CHICK WEBB • Led the Harlem Stompers at the Savoy Ballroom • Made the drum important in the band • Discovered singer Ella Fitzgerald • His music is for dancing • “Stompin’ at the Savoy” • “A Tisket, a Tasket” • “After Seben”

  3. ELLA FITZGERALD • Singer • Led Chick Webb’s band after he died • “Summertime” • “Dream a Little Dream of Me” • “Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off” • “Someone to Watch Over Me”

  4. CLARENCE WILLIAMS • Led the Washboard Five • “Cushion Foot Stomp”

  5. BESSIE SMITH • “Empress of the Blues” • “Trombone Cholly” for her trombonist Charley Green

  6. JELLY-ROLL MORTON • PIANO PLAYER • HIS BAND “RED HOT PEPPERS” • “SIDEWALK BLUES” WITH STREET SOUNDS ADDED

  7. CLARENCE “PINETOP” SMITH • “BOOGIE WOOGIE” PIANO STYLE • “JUMP STEADY BLUES”

  8. LOUIS “SATCHMO” ARMSTRONG • BEST AMBASSADOR FOR AMERICAN JAZZ • KNOWN FOR HIS GRAVELY VOICE AND TRUMPET PLAYING • TWO GREAT INNOVATIONS IN JAZZ • IMPROVISATION – AN INSTRUMENTAL SOLOIST EMBROIDERS ALL KINDS OF MELODIC TWISTS ON THE ORIGINAL MELODY WHILE THE REST OF THE BAND CONTINUE ACCOMPANIMENT • SCAT SINGING – THE VOCALIST IMPROVISES MELODIC MATERIAL USING NOT WORDS, BUT NONSENSE SYLLABLES