To my professor and whom ever has been reading my blog, It sure has been a great journey. I hope you all enjoyed my many blog posts and discussions of the featured music. To my professor, I hope I discussed enough music, because it took me a great deal of time to come this point. […]
There are a great deal of tremolos that give this song an eerie, oceany feel, but after some time the mood changes. This song features a double bass solo (something Miles Davis likely would not allow. The bass solo is very virtuosic and it’s improvisation is nicely done. This song also features a mandolin solo […]
Because of the guitar solo, this song sounds quite a bit like the big hair band tunes. This song is a far stretch from Chick Corea’s original jazz past. A great part of this song is the gong at the end. This tune is a connection to the progressive rock of the 1970s-80s.
You can definitely hear the attempt to give the song a Spanish feel. There is a sustained bass notes, a slow sultry piano tune in the beginning. The piano plays a rid and the tune picks up speed. Once this done, the song comes alive. There are claps, castinets, yells, and a fast rythm. There […]
This is the first song discussed that has a female vocalists. The song features a fast rhythm and Brazilian elevator music feel. The song sounds a great deal like “Mas que nada,” a song of the time period by Sergio Mendes + Brasil 66.
Unlike many of the past songs, this song features a singer. There is a great deal of synthesizer used for the instruments and the vocals. Daft Punk was defiantly influenced by songs such as this, because many of their songs have a similar sound and feel. The album in particular that has the most in […]
The song begins with an introduction of each musician and an ostinato rhythm in the background. There are various percussion instruments used in this piece including whistles and a wooden block. This is an overall good song that is much like many of its time period.