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JAZZQUEST!

JAZZ AND BLUES QUIZ

1. Check 3 African American Female Blues and/or Jazz Singers:
____Maxine Roach
____Natalie Cole
____Ella Fitzgerald
____Patrice Rushen
____Dorothy Ashby
____Bessie Smith

2. Match the performer with the Title:
a. "Lady Day"
b. "Empress of the Blues"
c. "Mother of the Blues"
d. "Satchmo"
e. "First Lady of Song"
____Louis Armstrong
____Ella Fitzgerald
____Billie Holiday
____Bessie Smith
____Gertrude "Ma" Rainey

3. "The Lady Who Swings The Band" is:
____Betty Carter
____Mary Lou Williams
____Cicely Tyson

4. Check 3 Great African American Trumpeters who played Jazz and Blues:
____Duke Ellington
____Dizzy Gillespie
____Louis Armstrong
____Charles Mingus
____Miles Davis
____Eubie Blake

5. Match the Musician with the Instrument:
Shirley Scott
Charlie "Bird" Parker
Lil Hardin Armstrong
Melba Liston
Alice Coltrane
Harp
Organ
Saxophone
Piano
Trombone

6. Who composed the lyrics to the song "God Blessed The Child"?
____Billie Holiday
____George Gershwin

7. Dexter Gordon and Sonny Stitt both played what instrument?
____ Bass Clarinet
____ Tenor Saxophone

8. Charles Mingus and Ron Carter play ____________________.

9. What singer sang with Saxophonist Lester "Prez" Young?
__________________________________________

10. Tony Williams, Art Blakey and Lenny White all play
______________________

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