– Analysis of the song “Crazy Blues” (Recorded August 10 1920) by Mamie Smith and her Jazz group (arizona.edu)
– What musical elements were executed by the musicians?
In the song “crazy blues” the musicians executed several musical elements such as rhythm, timbre, tempo, pitch and harmony. In the song, the trombone plays first, followed by the clarinet and the violin. The instruments are all in tune and the pitch of the musician combines well with the instruments.
– What style did they play in?
The music style is jazz. This is evidenced by the improvisation, blue notes, polyrhythm’