Which of the follow was not true about Scott Joplin.

a. known as the “king of ragtime”

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b. main desire was to a successful black american opera

c. he wrote at lest two operas, one surviving completely

d. died from problems with alcohol

e. all of the above are correct

 

d. died from problems with alcohol

Which of the following is incorrect about blues:

a. born in Mississippi delta following Civil War

b. Sad and “matter-of-fact” lyrics

c. 3rd, 5th, and 7th scale degree are flat and “bent”

d. used “scat” singing, or “scatting”

e. all of the above are correct statements

 

e. all of the above are correct statements

Which of the following is an incorrect statement about jazz:

a. officially born around 1895 with a combination of ragtime, marching band, and blues

b. songs were written in duple meter

c. improvising was a defining characteristic

d. broke from western art music tradition of writing down all the music to be played

e. started in New Orleans

f. All of the above are correct statements

b. songs were written in duple meter

Louis Armstrong was born on:

a. 4/7/1900 – 7/6/71

b. 7/4/1900 – 7/6/71

c. 4/8/1901 – 7/6/71

d. 8/4/1901 – 7/6/71

d. 8/4/1901 – 7/6/71

Louis Armstrong’s nickname was

a. “Satch”

b. “Satchmo”

c. “Satche”

d. “Satchem”

b. “Satchmo”

The “swing” and “big band” era are the same

a. True

b. False

a. True

The only time jazz and popular music are the same is:

a. 1920’s – 1930’s

b. 1930’s – 1940’s

c. 1940’s – 1950’s

d. 1950’s – 1960’s

b. 1930’s – 1940’s

Popular “swing” musicians include in the 1930’s-1940’s all except:

a. Duke Ellington

b. Glenn Miller

c. Count Basie

d. Tommy Dorsey

e. All of the above are correct

e. All of the above are correct

Swing was popular during the:

a. 1930’s – 1940’s

b. 1940’s – 1950’s

c. 1950’s – 1960’s

d. 1970’s – 1980’s

e. 1980’s – 1990’s

f. 2000’s – Present

 

a. 1930’s – 1940’s

Bebop or “Bop” was popular during:

a. 1930’s – 1940’s

b. 1940’s – 1950’s

c. 1950’s – 1960’s

d. 1970’s – 1980’s

e. 1980’s – 1990’s

f. 2000’s – Present

b. 1940’s – 1950’s

Cool Jazz was popular during:

a. 1930’s – 1940’s

b. 1940’s – 1950’s

c. 1950’s – 1960’s

d. 1970’s – 1980’s

e. 1980’s – 1990’s

f. 2000’s – Present

c. 1950’s – 1960’s

Fusion was popular during

a. 1930’s – 1940’s

b. 1940’s – 1950’s

c. 1950’s – 1960’s

d. 1970’s – 1980’s

e. 1980’s – 1990’s

f. 2000’s – Present

d. 1970’s – 1980’s

Neobop was popular during:

a. 1930’s – 1940’s

b. 1940’s – 1950’s

c. 1950’s – 1960’s

d. 1970’s – 1980’s

e. 1980’s – 1990’s

f. 2000’s – Present

e. 1980’s – 1990’s

Smooth Jazz was popular during:

a. 1930’s – 1940’s

b. 1940’s – 1950’s

c. 1950’s – 1960’s

d. 1970’s – 1980’s

e. 1980’s – 1990’s

f. 2000’s – Present

e. 1980’s – 1990’s

Straight Jazz was popular during:

a. 1930’s – 1940’s

b. 1940’s – 1950’s

c. 1950’s – 1960’s

d. 1970’s – 1980’s

e. 1980’s – 1990’s

f. 2000’s – Present

f. 2000’s – Present

Charlie Miles’ (Our Teacher) favorite jazz trumpet player is:

a. Charlie Parker

b. Clifford Brown

c. Chet Baker

d. Miles Davis

 

 

b. Clifford Brown

Dizzy Gillespie, Clifford Brown, and Charlie Parker were popular artist during which era:

a. swing

b. bebop

c. cool jazz

d. fusion

b. bebop

Complex music that was not for dancing was part of which era:

a. swing

b. bebop

c. cool jazz

d. fusion

b. bebop

Miles Davis and Chet Baker were artists from which era:

a. swing

b. bebop

c. cool jazz

d. fusion

c. cool jazz

This style was more laid back and “easy listening”

a. swing

b. bebop

c. cool jazz

d. fusion

c. cool jazz

Miles Davis technically was from the cool jazz era but played more in bebop

a. True

b. False

 

b. False, vice versa.

(Miles Davis technically was from the bebop era but played more in the cool jazz style)

This style combined the improvisation of jazz with the chord progression and rhythms of rock (much more electronic than acoustic)

a. swing

b. bebop

c. cool jazz

d. fusion

d. fusion

This musician or artist was part of the Neobop era in which he strove for a “straight ahead” style (Ellington, Basie) but expanded it with new modern ideas

a. Wynton Marsalis

b. Kenny G

c. Michael Buble

d. Chris Botti

a. Wynton Marsalis

The return to harmonic and rhythmic sophistication was a part of the

a. Fusion

b. Neobop

c. Smooth Jazz

d. Straight Ahead Jazz

b. Neobop

Kenny G part of which era:

a. Fusion

b. Neobop

c. Smooth Jazz

d. Straight Ahead Jazz

c. Smooth Jazz

This artist was accused of by jazz enthusiast as a “sell out”

a. Michael Buble

b. Henry Connick Jr.

c. Chris Botti

d. Kenny G

d. Kenny G

Combing jazz and popular music was part of which era:

a. Fusion

b. Neobop

c. Smooth Jazz

d. Straight Ahead Jazz

c. Smooth Jazz

Many people today are wanting more traditional styles of jazz than smooth jazz: Which of the following is not a “traditional” style jazz musician, artist, or band

a. Michael Buble

b. Henry Connick Jr.

c. Chris Botti

d. Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band

c. Chris Botti