Browse Doctoral Project Theses [Option 2] - Music by Contributor "Gray, Larry"

  • Edmonds, Euan Dougal Mackaill (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    Hank Levy stands out among a handful of jazz composers from the 1960s and 1970s who stepped outside of the relative safety of writing music in 4/4 and 3/4 time signatures. His experiments with odd time signatures ...

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  • Binder, Eric (School of Music, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018)
    The Bebop era is arguably the most influential era in jazz history. Bebop vocabulary was an innovation which grew from Swing music and would eventually ...

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  • Liu, Teng-Wen (School of Music. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2017-03-10)
    The purpose of this study is to discover how Dick Oatts interprets jazz standards selected from his album Standard Issue I & II and what the most important elements of his improvisations in the selected pieces are. ...

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  • Vasiljevic, Dimitrije (School of Music. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2017-04-18)
    The goal of this thesis is to examine the contrapuntal jazz piano techniques of several reputable players known for the use of counterpoint in their ...

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