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Jazzy Jazz

written by: shimonbentzvi
 
Some important facts about America's true music -- jazz.

Question 1:


Which of these musicians played baritone sax for the Ellington band?
Pee Wee Russell
Larry Carlyle
Charlie Mingus
Harry Carney

Question 2:


This trumpet player, closely associated with jazz, was born on the 4th of July, in Louisiana.
Wynton Marsalis
Larry Carlyle
Louis Armstrong
Bix Biederbecke

Question 3:


Which band featured the "Four Brothers?"
Glenn Miller
Woody Herman
Count Basie
Duke Ellington

Question 4:


Which one of these performers was not a drummer?
Papa Jo Jones
Belvin Jones
Elvin Jones
Philly Joe Jones

Question 5:


Which one of these performers was not a trombonist?
Jay Jay Jones
Melba Liston
Delfeayo Marsalis
Joe Venuti

Question 6:


What instrument do all these musicians play: Red Clay, Chet Baker, Art Farmer, Sweets Edison and Cootie Williams?
Piano
Clarinet
Trumpet
Guitar

Question 7:


Which one of these musicians did not play the bass?
Percy Heath
Django Reinhart
Charlie Mingus
Ray Brown

Question 8:


He was a prodigy on banjo and guitar. He was born to a Roma ("Gypsy") family in Belgium, but grew up outside of Paris. A fire caused partial paralysis of 2 fingers of his left hand, but he continued his career. Who was he?
Jean Cocteau
Pee Wee Russell
Django Reinhart
Stephane Grappelli

Question 9:


He a trombonist, famous for his duets with Louis Armstrong and his "innovative popsitioning .. Though not a singer, he and Armstrong often sang on their recordings. Who was he?
Curtis Fuller
Jack Teagarden
Urbie Green
Kid Ory

Question 10:


What style of jazz is associated with Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and Thelonius Monk?
California
Rag Time
Bebop
Classical

Question 11:


Which musician is given credit for developing and popularizing the electric guitar?
George Benson
Les Paul
Django Reinhart
Stanley Clarke

 


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