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Modern Non-classical Music

written by: shimonbentzvi
 
This is a general quiz about modern, non-classical music - a little bit of everything.

Question 1:


In what year was W.C. Handy's "Memphis Blues" published?
1925
1921
1912
1833

Question 2:


Which great work did W. Handy have published in 1914?
Nobody
The Maple Leaf Rag
St. Louis Blues
Poppa's Lawdy, Lawdy, Blues.

Question 3:


Jazz used to be spelled "Jas."
False
True

Question 4:


According to Downbeat Magazine, who is the world's top jazz clarinetist?
Jack Fisher
Jack Fischer
Pea Nuts Coleman
Donald Byron

Question 5:


What does "BB" stand for in BB King?
Buster Blanton
Barry Blanton
Beal Street Blues Boy
Barton Barrick

Question 6:


What was the first jazz band to record?
The Original Dixieland Jazz Band
James Reese Europe
King Oliver
Duke Ellington

Question 7:


In what year did Ice-T's "Cop Killer " debut?
1992
1991
1993
1989

Question 8:


In what year did James Brown's "Poppa Got a Brand New Bag" debut?
1964
2967
1965
1966

Question 9:


Who wrote "Eisenhower 's Blues" and "Korea Blues?"
Ellington and Stayhorn
Count Basie
Lenoir and Hutto
Blakelee and Noble

Question 10:


What was the first hit record for Stax Records?
Green Onions
Johnny B. Goode
Respect
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