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Charles Mingus Biography - Profile of Jazz Bassist Charles Mingus
Prone to manic bursts of creativity and crushing depression, and known for his explosive temper, the virtuoso jazz bassist and composer expressed his anger, ...
Upright Bass - Jazz - About.com
In classical settings, the instrument is played with a bow made of wood and horse hair, and dragged along the strings to create long, sustained pitches. In jazz ...
Artist Profile: Bassist and Vocalist Esperanza ... - Jazz - About.com
A profile of Esperanza Spalding, bassist and vocalist who won the 2010 Grammy for Best New Artist, the first jazz musician to win the award.
The Double Bass, Jazz Musical Instruments - Musical Instruments of ...
Nov 27, 2006 ... Double bass, image gallery of musical instruments used in jazz music. Page 6.
Artist: Mimi Jones - Jazz - About.com
When band director Justin DiCocco heard her playing around with an upright bass, he immediately recruited her to fill the spot in the school's jazz band.
Bass Jazz Instrument Picture - Photo of Jazz Instrument ... - About.com
Jazz and improvised music can be performed in groups made up of virtually any combination and number of instruments. Traditionally, however, big bands and ...
Top 4 Beginner Bass Guitars - About.com
This is Fender's low priced version of the classic Fender Jazz bass. The pickups and electronics are inferior, and there are lots of other reasons why this Squier ...
What Is Bebop? - Description of the Jazz Style - About.com
A description of bebop, the innovative style of jazz that developed in the ... Groups often consisted of one or two horns, usually saxophone and/or trumpet, bass, ...
How to listen to jazz - Guitar - About.com
By taking a small amount of time to learn about the concepts of jazz, you'll find your ... The bass provides the "bottom-end" in a jazz band, and if he weren't there,  ...
Mingus Ah Um - Jazz - About.com
Mingus Ah Um is one of the supreme works of bassist Charles Mingus. Recorded in 1959 on Columbia Records, Mingus Ah Um built upon bebop conventions to ...
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