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Giant Steps (composition)

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"Giant Steps" is a jazz composition by John Coltrane, first appearing as the first track on the album of the same name (1960). [1]

52 relations: A Love Supreme, Arpeggio, Art Taylor, Atlantic Records, Augmented triad, Blue Train (album), Bob Mintzer, Body and Soul (1930 song), Bolivia (Freddie Hubbard album), Buddy Rich, Cannonball Adderley, Cedar Walton, Charlie Parker, Chord progression, Coltrane changes, Confirmation (composition), Freddie Hubbard, Giant Steps, Greg Howe, Hal Leonard Corporation, Hard bop, Harmonization, Jaco Pastorius, Jazz, Jazz standard, Joey Alexander, John Coltrane, Kenny Garrett, Kenny Werner, Lazy Bird, Leroy Jenkins (jazz musician), Limehouse Blues (song), Major third, McCoy Tyner, Michael Brecker, Mike Stern, Miles Davis, Modal jazz, Mode (music), Naima, Nesuhi Ertegun, New York Voices, Ogg, Ostinato, Pat Metheny, Paul Chambers, Polytonality, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Taylor Eigsti, Tommy Flanagan, ..., Woody Herman, 58th Annual Grammy Awards. Expand index (2 more) »

A Love Supreme

A Love Supreme is a 1965 studio album by American jazz saxophonist and bandleader John Coltrane.

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A broken chord is a chord broken into a sequence of notes.

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Art Taylor

Arthur S. Taylor, Jr. (April 6, 1929 – February 6, 1995) was an American jazz drummer who "helped define the sound of modern jazz drumming".

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Atlantic Records

Atlantic Recording Corporation (simply known as Atlantic Records) is an American major record label founded in October 1947 by Ahmet Ertegün and Herb Abramson.

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Augmented triad

An augmented triad is a chord, made up of two major thirds (an augmented fifth).

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Blue Train (album)

Blue Train is a studio album by John Coltrane, released in 1958 on Blue Note Records, catalogue BLP 1577.

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Bob Mintzer

Bob Mintzer (born 27 January 1953 in New Rochelle, New York) is an American jazz saxophonist, composer, arranger, and big band leader.

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Body and Soul (1930 song)

"Body and Soul" is a popular song and jazz standard written in 1930 with lyrics by Edward Heyman, Robert Sour and Frank Eyton; and music by Johnny Green.

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Bolivia (Freddie Hubbard album)

Bolivia is an album by trumpeter Freddie Hubbard recorded in December 1990 and January 1991 and released on the Music Master label.

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Buddy Rich

Bernard "Buddy" Rich (September 30, 1917 – April 2, 1987) was an American jazz drummer and bandleader.

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Cannonball Adderley

Julian Edwin "Cannonball" Adderley (September 15, 1928 – August 8, 1975) was an American jazz alto saxophonist of the hard bop era of the 1950s and 1960s.

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Cedar Walton

Cedar Anthony Walton, Jr. (January 17, 1934 – August 19, 2013) was an American hard bop jazz pianist.

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Charlie Parker

Charles Parker Jr. (August 29, 1920 – March 12, 1955), also known as Yardbird and Bird, was an American jazz saxophonist and composer.

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Chord progression

A chord progression or harmonic progression is a succession of musical chords, which are two or more notes, typically sounded simultaneously.

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Coltrane changes

In jazz harmony, the Coltrane changes (Coltrane Matrix or cycle, also known as chromatic third relations and multi-tonic changes) are a harmonic progression variation using substitute chords over common jazz chord progressions.

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Confirmation (composition)

"Confirmation" is a bebop standard composed by saxophonist Charlie Parker in 1946.

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Freddie Hubbard

Frederick Dewayne Hubbard (April 7, 1938 – December 29, 2008) was an American jazz trumpeter.

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Giant Steps

Giant Steps is the fifth studio album by jazz musician John Coltrane as leader, released in 1960 on Atlantic Records, catalogue SD 1311.

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Greg Howe

Gregory Howe (born December 8, 1963)Malusardi, Guglielmo (October 2006).

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Hal Leonard Corporation

Hal Leonard Corporation is a United States music publishing and distribution company founded in Winona, Minnesota, by Harold "Hal" Edstrom, his brother, Everett "Leonard" Edstrom, and fellow musician Roger Busdicker.

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Hard bop

Hard bop is a subgenre of jazz that is an extension of bebop (or "bop") music.

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In music, harmonization is the chordal accompaniment to a line or melody: "Using chords and melodies together, making harmony by stacking scale tones as triads".

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Jaco Pastorius

John Francis Anthony "Jaco" Pastorius III (December 1, 1951 – September 21, 1987) was an American jazz bassist who was a member of Weather Report from 1976 to 1981.

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Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.

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Jazz standard

Jazz standards are musical compositions that are an important part of the musical repertoire of jazz musicians, in that they are widely known, performed, and recorded by jazz musicians, and widely known by listeners.

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Joey Alexander

Josiah Alexander Sila (born June 25, 2003), better known as Joey Alexander, is an Indonesian jazz pianist.

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John Coltrane

John William Coltrane, also known as "Trane" (September 23, 1926 – July 17, 1967),.

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Kenny Garrett

Kenny Garrett (born October 9, 1960) is a Grammy Award-winning American post-bop jazz saxophonist and flautist who gained recognition in his youth as a member of the Duke Ellington Orchestra and of Miles Davis's band.

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Kenny Werner

Kenny Werner (born November 19, 1951) is an American jazz pianist, composer, and author.

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Lazy Bird

Lazy Bird is a musical composition by John Coltrane, first appearing on his 1957 album Blue Train.

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Leroy Jenkins (jazz musician)

Leroy Jenkins (Chicago, March 11, 1932 – February 24, 2007, New York City) was an American composer and violinist/violist.

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Limehouse Blues (song)

"Limehouse Blues" is a popular British song written by the London-based duo of Douglas Furber (lyrics) and Philip Braham (music).

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Major third

In classical music from Western culture, a third is a musical interval encompassing three staff positions (see Interval number for more details), and the major third is a third spanning four semitones.

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McCoy Tyner

Alfred McCoy Tyner (born December 11, 1938) is a jazz pianist from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, known for his work with the John Coltrane Quartet and a long solo career.

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Michael Brecker

Michael Leonard Brecker (March 29, 1949 – January 13, 2007) was an American jazz saxophonist and composer.

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Mike Stern

Mike Stern (born January 10, 1953) is a six-time Grammy-nominated American jazz guitarist.

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Miles Davis

Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926September 28, 1991) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer.

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Modal jazz

Modal jazz is jazz that uses musical modes rather than chord progressions as a harmonic framework.

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Mode (music)

In the theory of Western music, a mode is a type of musical scale coupled with a set of characteristic melodic behaviors.

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"Naima" is a ballad composed by John Coltrane in 1959 that he named after his wife, Juanita Naima Grubbs.

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Nesuhi Ertegun

Nesuhi Ertegun (Turkish spelling: Nesuhi Ertegün; November 26, 1917 – July 15, 1989) was a Turkish-American record producer and executive of Atlantic Records and WEA International.

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New York Voices

New York Voices is a jazz vocal group that was founded in 1987 by Peter Eldridge, Caprice Fox, Sara Krieger, Darmon Meader, and Kim Nazarian.

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Ogg is a free, open container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation.

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In music, an ostinato (derived from Italian: stubborn, compare English, from Latin: 'obstinate') is a motif or phrase that persistently repeats in the same musical voice, frequently at the same pitch.

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Pat Metheny

Patrick Bruce Metheny (born August 12, 1954) is an American jazz guitarist and composer.

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Paul Chambers

Paul Laurence Dunbar Chambers, Jr. (April 22, 1935 – January 4, 1969) was a jazz double bassist.

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Polytonality (also polyharmony) is the musical use of more than one key simultaneously.

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Rahsaan Roland Kirk

Rahsaan Roland Kirk (August 7, 1935Kernfeld, Barry. "." The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd ed. Ed. Barry Kernfeld. Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online. Retrieved on 2009-02-01. "The year of his birth has been widely given as 1936, but his birth certificate gives 1935 and confirms Ronald, not Roland." – December 5, 1977) was an American jazz multi-instrumentalist who played tenor saxophone, flute, and many other instruments.

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Taylor Eigsti

Taylor Eigsti (born September 24, 1984) is an American jazz pianist and composer.

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Tommy Flanagan

Thomas Lee Flanagan (March 16, 1930 – November 16, 2001) was an American jazz pianist and composer.

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Woody Herman

Woodrow Charles Herman (May 16, 1913 – October 29, 1987) was an American jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, singer, and big band leader.

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58th Annual Grammy Awards

The 58th Annual Grammy Awards was held on February 15, 2016, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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