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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  • Weiss, Howard Scott (School of Music, College of Fine + Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2020)
    The purpose of this thesis research is to present, examine, and analyze the improvisational traits of saxophonist Ed Calle across multiple genres. An extensive and thorough interview with Calle conducted by the author ...

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