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Jazz History

Name: ________________________
The name of the racial caste system which operated primarily, but not exclusively in southern and border states, from 1877 to the mid-1960s
American jazz clarinetist and bandleader known as the "King of Swing"
What is the nickname of the trumpet player who helped start BeBop
Artie Shaw played this instrument?
This instrument would either outline the chords by playing something similar to a tuba or bass, or play a countermelody to the cornet.
Jazz traveled up the Mississippi River by was of?
American historians call "_______" (roughly 1815-1861) holds much interest to researchers looking for the deep roots of jazz.
Vocalist who singing range was a little over an octave.
King of Ragtime
What instrument did Louis Armstrong's wife play?
cornetist who was regarded as a key figure in the development of a New Orleans style of rag-time music, or "jass"
The composer of the Century,
What instrument did Chick Webb play?
The era of time in music coined by F Scott Fitzgerald
Bix Beiderbecke was from what city?
Pianist who wrote Aint Misbehavin and Honeysuckle Rose
A jazz piano style where the left hand leaps back and forth across the keyboard.
Early jazz clarinetist and saxophone player.
What specific place did slaves get together and drum?
When a musician makes up a melody its called?
The nickname of the ragtime and early jazz pianist/ bandleader/ composer who started his career in New Orleans
What city did Louis Armstrong go to when he left the South?
W.C. Handy was called the King of the______?
jazz saxophonist and composer. who was a leading figure in the development of bebop
The first dance hall that had black and white patrons dancing together.
Blind piano player who could play very fast.
What city is the cotton club located in?
The deliberate upsetting of the beat and playing accents on the upbeat is called?
American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer. Wrote One O'Clock Jump, Shiny Stockings and April in Paris
What city did jazz originate it?
An American dance which was born in Harlem and named after Charles Lindbergh's flight to Paris
What instrument did Miles Davis play?