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1

One of the first recordings of Charlie Parker features him with which big band?

Jane McShan

2

Which big band did Dizzy get his start?

Cab Calloway

3

Where did early bebop movement take place?

52nd street

4

"Salt Peanuts" has a chord progression that is called?

Rhythm change

5

Who did Bird write "Moose The Mooch" for?

Drug dealer

6

"Manteca" is a combo of what styles of music?

Afro Cuban and bebop

7

Which pianist got electro shock therapy?

Bud Powell

8

Where did Thelonius Monk start as a musician?

Coleman Hawkins

9

Monk was fond of a scale called?

Whole tone scale

10

Lenny Tristano is remembered for his?

Students

11

Before become a pop star crooner, this artist had a successful trio of guitar, bass, and piano

Nat King Cole

12

Which virtuoso pianist led a successful piano trio?

Oscar Peterson

13

What did Ahmad Jamal use more than any other pianist in his era?

Space

14

Where did Miles Davis go to college?

Juliard

15

Where did Davis get his real education?

52nd street

16

What composer/arranger did Miles collaborate with for the money sessions the 1940s?

Gil Evans

17

What was the name of the quartet led by vibraphonist Milt Jackson and pianist John Lewis?

Modern jazz quartet

18

Gerry Mulligan formed a piano-less quartet featuring trumpeter _?

Chet Baker

19

Which pianist had a hit jazz record, that featured the use of odd time signatures?

Dave Brubeck

20

Where did Davis make his big comeback after being a prisoner to his heroin addiction?

Signed with Columbia after

21

Who did Miles play with at the 1955 Newport Jazz Festival?

Thelonius Monk

22

Who did Miles hire on tenor sax in the 1950s quintet?

John Coltrane

23

The album Milestones brought in alto saxophonist _ to the band.

Cannonball Aderly

24

Davis' album Kind of Blue, feats. many songs based on one chord. AKA _.

Modol jazz

25

Bill Evans trio played around with the concept of _ _

Internalized beat

26

Coltrane wrote a song that proved to be too difficult for pianist Tommy Flanagan. What is the song

Giant steps

27

What is a Hammond B3 organ?

Two rows of keys, tone sliders, foot pedals

28

What is different about the Leslie speaker?

Speaker pointed up to come, cone spins sound around room

29

What unique was did Wes Montgomery played guitar

Used his thumb

30

What was Montgomery's way for developing a solo?

Single not lines, to playing octaves, chords