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What were the attributes of the modern Jazz Quartet



Coleman Hawkins to lester Young

Coleman hawkins was Laid Back with heavy vibrato while Lester Young used Minimal Vibrato and a brighter Sound



The prezwas the nickname of who?

Lester Young

Which Regional big band style was dominated by riffs



Count basie wrote jumping at the woodside, what was the woodside?

The title refers to the Woodside hotel in New York City.

How did Charlie Christian change the role of the jazz guitar

Art Tatum gave what unique contribution to all jazz players

Jazz is a fusion of African and European

name the traits from each

How many horns make up a new Orleans big band (Dixie Band)

As the 1920s progressed, how did Louis Armstrong and bix change the image of jazz

How did storyville speed the evolution of jazz

Miles Davis kinda blue is an example of

Model Tune

Clifford brown Co-led a quintet with

max roach

Cannon Ball Adderly hired his first boss to play on his album something else

Miles Davis

Who where the Jones Brothers

Hank, Thad, Elvin

Clifford brown was killed with what piano player?

Richie Powell



What term best describes the personal on the cannon ball adderly Cd



Name of the 2 tenors on Boss tenors

Gene Ammonds with Sonny Stitt”



Whats the name of the Art Blakey quintet

Jazz messengers



What was the name of the album that Take 5 came from

Time Out



What was the only album that Coltrane made on bluenote as a leader

Blue Train



Review the name of the Famous John Coltrane albums

“A Love Supreme”

“John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman”

“Blue Train”

“Giant Steps”

“My Favorite Things”


“The complete 1969 village vanguard recordings”

“Live at Birdland”


Know the member of COltranes Classic quintet

T. Sax- Coltrane, Piano-Mccoy Tyner, Bass- Jimmy Garrison, Drums-Elvin Jones



Most of the albums on Miles first jazz quintet were made on what label?



Who are the member of miles 1st and 2nd quinetet

First-Tpt-Miles Davis, T. Sax- John
Coltrane, Piano- Red Garland, Bass-Paul Chambers, Drums-Philly Joe Jones

Second- Miles, T Sax-Wayne Shorter, Piano-Herbie Hancock, Bass-Ron Carter, Drums-Tony


Who wrote Nut Ville

Horace Silver



Herbie Handcocks album Maiden Voyage’s Members (all five)

Herbie-Piano, Bass-Ron Carter, Drums-Tony Williams, Trumpet-Freddie Hubbard,
Tenor Sax-George Coleman,



Money jungle features duke and who?



Duke Ellington-  Max Roach, Charles Mangus



Which artist had the album concert by the Sea

Eroll Garner



Who were the tenors on the album tough tenor favorites

W/Johnny Griffin and Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis



Who were the members of the quintet that created the live recording at massey hall


Dizzy, Parker, Mingus, Bud Powel, Max Roach

What was the name of the only album Rollins and Coltrane


tenor madness

Who was on sunny side up


Dizzy, sonny stitt and sonny rollins.

Saxes on blowin session



Horn players on musicians only


w/ Sonny Stitt and Dizzy Gillespie/stan getz

Stan Gets Favorite Album – the



Recognize the joe Henderson albums


“Page One”

“In n’ out”

“Inner Urge”

“Made for Joe
“Lush Life:

Review the 2 lee morgan albums and

 Wes montgomery 2 albums

Lee-“The Sidewinder” “Cornbread”

Wes-“The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery”

“Full House”

“Smokin’ at the Half note”


Remember the 2 trios that Oscar Peterson had


“Night Train
Piano-Oscar, Bass-Ray Brown, Drums-Ed Thigpin
On pavlo record

“The Trio”
Piano-Oscar, Guitar-Joe Pass, Neils-Henning Orsted

Jerry Mulgan had a pianoless quartet with what jazz trumpet player’


Chet baker
Review the wayne shorter albums’


“The All Seeing Eye”

“Speak No Evil”

who played on bird and diz
Charlie Parker, Piano-Thelonious, Bass-Curly Russell, Drums-Buddy Rich,
Trumpet-Dizzy Gillespie


What was the name of miles’ first sextet album



Kind of blue

Review the Horace silver albums

“Song For my Father”

“Blowin the Blues Away”

“Cape Verdean Blues”



Which jazz artist was also called “bags”



Milt Jackson

After mel lewis died, what did his band become? (name wise)



The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra

Review the name of the bill holmen albums



“View from the side”
“Brilliant corners”

Which band always used 1 french horn and 1 tuba (hint:new York band)



Gil Evans

What did bob Florence call his band

Limited Editio

what band only used 1 trombone




Review the maria schnieder albums



“Coming About”
“Concer in the Garden”


Review the list of international big bands



Kenny Clarke and Francy Boland

What band used 2 altos 2 tenors and 2 baris




What band used 1 alto 2 tenors 2 baris




3 tenors 1bari 0altos



Woody Herman

All the los angeles band directors are great instrumental

players, but which one sings



McCoy Tyner’s big band albums



“Turning Point”



Which Band doesn’t use a Bari sax?

McCoy Tyner

What are the arrangers who write for the maria schnieder band


maria Schnieder

Who did More blues and the abstract truth?


Oliver nelson

Gil evans albums- without miles


“Turning Point”

The album with “and his mother called him bill” who is zBill?


Billy Strayhorn

Who did new concepts of artistry and rhythm


Stan Kenton

Who out of the first 7 band we talked about was not a road band


Gil Evans

Many pianists leaders played very sparsly, which band went piano less with a piano leader




3 albums gil evans/miles Davis


“Miles Ahead”
“Porgy and Bess”
“Sketches of Spain”

Who recorded the quintessence


Quincy Jones

Which arranger intentionally wrote quarter tones


Gill Evans

Which big band had the fewest big band changes


Duke Ellington

Which singer recorded the song book series


Ella Fitzgerald

Which singer recorded (mack in the knife)


Ella Fitzgerald

Who did lady sings the blues


Billy Holiday

Lady day


Billie Holiday



Sarah Vaughn

Mr B


Billy Eckstine

The velvet fog


Mel Tomey

Nancy Williams with 2 quinetets who?


George Shearing Quintet”

Cannonball Adderley”

Which singer was with thad jones and Count Basie


Joe Williams
Which artist wrote your molecular structure
Mose Allison
As Big band instrumentation became established what writing technique became prominent?
Call and response between the brass and the reeds
Count Basie Arrangers
Ernie Wilkins, Frank Foster, Neal Hefti, Quincy Jones, Billy Byers, Sammy Nestico,
John Clayton
Duke Ellington Arrangers
Billy Stayhorn
Juan Tizol (Caravan) Valve Trombonist
Gerald Wilson

Stan Kenton Arrangers


Bill Russo, Bill Holman, Gene Roland, Johnny Richards, Marty Paich
Woody Herman Arrangers
Ralph Byrnes, Nat Pierce, Shorty Rodgers, John Cappola
Buddy Rich
Phil Wilson, Oliver Nelson, Bill Holman, Don Piestrup, Bill Reddie