• We can describe New Orleans with all of the following, Except:
- music was separate from everyday life
Which of the following instruments would not be found in a traditional Dixieland Band?
What instrument did King Buddy Bolden play?
Who was not an innovator in early New Orleans Jazz?
- Charlie Parker
Music is a dynamic aspect of culture that uses:
-sound and time
Ragtime has a close association with what city?
- Sadalia, Missouri
Ragtime was originally played on which instrument?
Who was known as the “Father of Ragtime”?
- Scott Joplin
A few important ragtime piano players include Scott Joplin, Eubie Blake, and __?
- Jelly Roll Morton
Ragtime was the first official music of which of the following.
Minstrel shows were popular in America during what years?
- Late 1800s and early 1900s
In the context of the minstrel show, T.O.B.A. stands for…
- Theater Owners and Booking Agency
Which style of music was frequently used as background music to the minstrel shows?
The order of the minstrel show was the following.
- Show proper, olio, playet
Which of the following performed on homemade, makeshift instruments?
- Spasm bands
This African American song style was performed by vocal groups to announce “good news”
The main difference between a gospel tune and a spiritual is __
- The way it’s performed “Precious Lord” is a popular gospel song that was composed by __
- Thomas Dorsey
Who is referred to as the “King of Gospel”?
- Thomas A. Dorsey
According to Dr. Davis, what determines if a song can be classified as a spiritual or gospel is the
___ or ___ in which it is performed
- Manner; style
According to Dr. Davis, “To know the Blues is to know __”
This style of blues was influenced by sea shanties of African American sailors and dock workers
and developed in Florida and Georgia.
- Southern seaboard
The four schools of the Blues include all of the following except:
- West coast
Male vocalists, Guitar, and harmonica is the recipe for:
Which style of the Blues was typified by electrified instruments?
The “Mother of the Blues” is
How many bars does the most common blues form contain?
This musician is known for composing the tune “St. Louis Blues”
- W.C. Handy
Who is known as the Queen of the Blues?
- Dinah Washington
The beginning of the Race record era is marked by Mamie Smith “Crazy Blues”, what style of
blues is this considered?
This musician is known for her distinctive left handed guitar playing?
- Elizabeth Cotten
Who starred in the movie “St. Louis Blues”?
- Bessie Smith
Chicago, New York:
Which instrument did James P. Johnson play?
- Piano Louis Armstrong left Chicago for New York in 1924 to briefly join the band of this developer of
the swing formula.
- Fletcher Henderson
The two major cities of focus for jazz in the 1920s were __ and __.
- Chicago and New Yo