Jazz Final Q2
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Jazz Final Q2
Which of the following was NOT a major bandleader of the swing era?
In which major city did Fletcher Henderson and Paul Whiteman develop the early big bands?
Saxophonist ____ was the best known of Ellington's sideman.
______ was a Belgian Gypsy guitarist who was based in France, played mostly within Europe, and visited America only once, yet was held in high esteem by American guitarists.
The "father" of the jazz tenor saxopone is ____.
Count Basie's guitarist Freddie Green is known for his _____.
crisp, steady strokes and coordination with the Basie rhythm section
Jazz's most prolific composer is ____.
Which bandleader established big bands in the military during WWII?
Which musician(s) performed in the first interracial jazz group?
Dizzy Gillespie _____.
is a founding father of bebop
led one of the most important bebop big bands
was a central figure in developing Afro-Cuban jazz
"Misterio" was written by _____.
Which white bandleader had the most commercial success and established the first interracial jazz group during the swing era?
Errol Garner developed an individualistic piano style in a trio setting, outside of the traditional stride style. True or False?
Name a bebop drummer.
Stan Kenton's big band performed music intended for listening, which featured lots of mood/tempo changes, dissonance, and heavy brass. He called his style of music ____.
Art Tatum is considered the best stride pianist in jazz history. True or False?
_____ was dubbed the "King of Swing."
What style of jazz did Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gllespie innovate?
What instrument did Thelonious Monk play?
Oscar Pettiford was an influential bebop drummer. True or False?
"Mood Indigo," Harlem Air Shaft," and "Black, Brown, and Beige" are all works by _______.
Who are the Three Jazz Divas discussed in class?