Who did Clifford Brown co-lead a quintet with?
Max Roach
Who are the three famous Jones brothers in jazz?
Hank Jones, Elvin Jones, Thad Jones
Clifford Brown died in a car accident with which pianist?
Richie Powell
Boss tenors features which two sax players?
Gene Ammons, Sunny Stit
What was the name of Art Blakey’s group?
The Jazz Messengers
What was the only album Coltrane made as a leader on Blue Note?
Blue Traine
The tune “Take Five” came off of what Brubeck album?
Time Out
The song “Naima” was named after who?
John Coltrane’s wife.
Kind Of Blue is what kind of jazz?
John Coltrane’s Classic Quartet
Elvin Jones, Jimmy Garrison, McCoy Tyner, John Coltrane
What Label Was Miles Davis on?
Miles Davis First Classic Quintet.
Miles Davis trumpet, John Coltrane Sax, Red Garlnd piano, Paul Chambers bass,Philly Joe Jones Drums
Miles Davis second classic quintet?
Miles Davis trumpet, Wayne Shorter sax, Herbie Hancock sax, Tonie Williams Drums
Who wrote “Que Pasa” “Nutville” “Sister Sadie” and “Peace”?
Horace Silver
Who played on Maiden Voyage?
Herbie Hancock piano, Freddie Hubbard trumpet, George Colman sax, Ron Carte bass, Tony Williams drums
Who played on Money Jungle?
Duke Ellington, Max Roach, Charles Mingus
Which jazz pianists’ album is called “Concert by the sea?”
Eroll Garner
Who played on Tough Tenor Favorites?
Johnny Griffin, Eddie “lock jaw” Davis
Who played on the recording “Jazz at Massey Hall?”
Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, Charlie Parker, Bud Powell, Max Roach
What was the album Coltrane and Rollins played on together?
Tenor Madness
“Sonny Side up” features Dizzy Gillespie and who?
Sonny Rollins and Sunny Stitt
Who Played on “A Blowin Session?”
Johnny Griffin, John Coltrane, Hank Mobley,
What horn players played on “For Musicians Only?”
Sunny Stitt and Stan Getz
Stan Getz’s Favorite album?
Joe Henderson Albums
Page 1
In and Out
Inner Erge
Mode For Joe
Lush Life (the music of Billie Strayhorn)
Lee Morgan albums
The Sidewinder
Corn Bread
Wes Montgomery Albums
The incredible jazz guitar with Wes Montgomery
Full House
Smokin at the Half Note
Night train featured Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown and who?
Ed Thigpen
Gerry Mulligan had a pianoless quartet with which jazz trumpeter?
Chet Baker
Dizzy made an album with which swing trumpeter?
Roy Eldridge
Who Played on the album the “Bird and Dizz”?
Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie
Miles Davis first sextet album was called?
Who was “Bags”
Milton Jackson-vibes player
After Mel Lewis died, his band became known as what?
The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra
A View From The Side, and Brilliant Corners are albums for which big band?
Bill Holman
Which big band used French Horn and one Tuba?
McCoy Tyner
Bob Florence called his band what?
the “Limited Edition”
Which band had one trombone?
The GRP Big Band (Grusome Rosen Productions)
Allegresse, Coming About, Evanescence are albums for which artist?
Maria Schneider
Name the five international big bands studied.
Peter Herbolzeimer RC+B -Germany
Rob McConell and the Boss Brass-Canada
The Metropull Orchestra -Denmark
Norbotten Band-Sweden
The WDR band-Germany
Which big band had a six sax section?
Bob Florence
Uptown/Downtown, The Turning Point, and Journey, are the albums for which big band?
McCoy Tyner
Which NY band did not use bari sax?
McCoy Tyner
Which LA leader also sings?
Jack Sheldon
Which Big Band had 1 alto and 3 bari sax?
Woody Herman they were called “The Four Brothers”
Which band had 1 alto 2 tenor 2 bari?
Stan Kenton
Which arrangers wrote for Maria Schneider?
Maria Schneider
Which band recorded the album More Blues and the Abstract truth?
Oliver Nelson
What were the Gill Evans albums studied? (5 of them)
MIles Ahead
Sketches of Spain
Gill Evans and Ten
Out of The Cool
The Individualism of Gill Evans
“And His Mother Called Him Bill” was written after who?
Billy Strayhorn
New Concepts of Artistry and Rhythm was recorded by which band?
Stan Kenton
Which big band studied was NOT a road band?
Gill Evans
Which band had no piano?
Gerry Mulligan
Who had Johnny Hodges, Paul Gonsalves, Cat Anderson and Sam Woodyard in his band?
Duke Ellington
Willie Maiden, Mike Abene, Slide Hampton, Don Sebesky,and Jaki Byard, were in which band?
Maynard Ferguson
Name the three albums Miles Davis and Gill Evans made together.
Miles Ahead
Sketches Of Spain
Porgy and Bess
Which arranger wrote for the album Atomic Mr.Basie?
Neal Hefti
The Quintessence was recorded by who?
Quincy Jones
Who intentionally wrote quarter tones?
Don Ellis
Which band had the fewest personal changes?
Duke Ellington
Nat Pierce, Shorty Rodgers and and Ralph Berns wrote for who?
Woody Herman
Who recorded a song book series?
Ella Fitzgerald
Who recorded an album known as Berlin ‘Mac the Knife”?
Ella Fitzgerald
Who recorded Lady Sings The Blues?
Billie Holiday
Who was known as Lady Day?
Billie Holiday
Who was known as “sassy”?
Sarah Vaughan
Who was known as Mr. B?
Billy Eckstine
Nancy Wilson recorded albums with which bands?
Cannball Adderly and George Shearing
Sarah Vaughan recorded with which classic big band?
Count Basie
Which male vocalist recorded with a big band?
Joe Williams
Who was known as “The Velvet fog”?
Mel Torme
Which Vocalist recorded with Miles Davis?
Bob Dorough
What was Minton’s playhouse?
A jazz club located in Harlem
How did Charlie Christian change the roll of jazz guitar?
He brought it out of the rhythm section and helped to develop it as a solo instrument
Art Tatum was a virtuoso pianist, what was the unique contribution he made to jazz players of all instruments?
He was one of the first to re-harmonize melodies
Who was the “Pres”?
Lester Young
How did the creation of “Storyville” help speed the evolution of jazz?
Many out of town people came to “Storyville” and heard the music and it began to expedite the spread of jazz.