What ya want me to do? a guide to playing jazz trumpet/cornet in the New Orleans style /

by Kosmyna, David J.

Abstract (Summary)
What Ya Want Me To Do?: A Guide to Playing Jazz Trumpet/Cornet in the New Orleans Style is a pedagogical treatise written for the beginning New Orleans jazz stylist, especially focused on the role of trumpet and/or cornet. The body of the document comprises four main topics: ensemble skills, playing the lead, stylistic attributes, and getting started. Analysis of “ensemble skills” and “playing the lead” are drawn through many comparative examples; while “stylistic attributes” and “getting started” use some of the author’s own personal experiences and discoveries in the New Orleans style to describe the learning process. There is a recording anthology appended to the document that offers many listening examples of the topics discussed. Also included is a survey of approximately twenty New Orleans stylists from across the globe. The survey probes many philosophical, stylistic, and pedagogical issues concerning New Orleans style jazz.
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School:University of Cincinnati

School Location:USA - Ohio

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:university of cincinnati


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