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music unit 8 lab

UNIT EIGHT: Music Appreciation Lab Questions
At this point, you are asked to complete the web journey questions. Each link
(the title of the lab) has a set of questions beneath it. Using the link, answer the
questions that follow. Note that links open up a new browser window.
Please include the questions and answers when you submit your assignment in
the dropbox. Use appropriate headings in your assignment. Submit the work as
one file attachment. This means you complete all work in one word processing
document (e.g., Microsoft Word) and attach the file using the dropbox tool.
Submit your work in Unit 8: Lab Questions dropbox basket.
The answers to the lab questions are worth 10 points.
Lab Questions
Jazz Timeline <- your first lab link
1. What are some of the cities where jazz developed? Why do you think
these particular cities became important sites for jazz?
2. Choose one type from the early beginnings of jazz music (pre-1950s) and
discuss what elements are found in this type of music.
3. What is hard bop? When did it experience its revival?
4. What is jazz fusion? What controversies surrounded it?
5. Select "Jazz improvisation" from the main text in the timeline to learn more
about the concept. What does it refer to, and what other performance art
forms can you think of that also use improvisation?
This is BeatJazz <- your second lab link
There are no mistakes on the bandstand <- your third lab link
1. Which of the two music styles did you most enjoy? What drew you to that
style over the other?
2. What are some ways that modern technology is used in music today that
is different than music from when Jazz originated? How do you think
emerging technology will affect music in the future?
3. According to Stefon Harris, what counts as a "mistake" in jazz?