Select the BEST answer for each question.
a type of music where all the notes are written down
completely planned music
a combination of a partly planned and partly spontaneous music
a type of instant messenger
Jazz was born in:
the United States
Jazz has been around since:
the beginning of time
the early 1800's
the early 1900's
Jazz first appeared in:
Jazz is a great example of:
a type of pasta
an ancient art form
A single pitch of music is called a/an:
A group of notes played or sung in order is called a/an:
of a song refers to:
how loud or soft the song becomes
the song's emotion
the speed of a song
where the song was created
The rhythm of jazz came from music of:
Scott Joplin was one of the innovators of:
Fill in the blank with the correct answer.
The city that was the birthplace of jazz was __________________________.
A jazz ensemble, like democracy, is based on the following idea: individual freedom but with responsibility to the ______________________.
A chord is __________________________________________
_______________________________means making it up as you go along.
The basic instruments in a rhythm section are: ____________________, ____________________________, and _________________________.
___________________________is a way of playing eighth notes, basically in a long-short, long-short pattern.
One thing jazz got from its African roots is _______________________.
Most of the instruments used in jazz originated on the continent of _______________________________________.
Jazz evolved from ________________ songs and spirituals.
Louis Armstrong was one of the first great jazz soloists and played the ____________________________________.
Circle T if the statement is true; circle F if the statement is false.
Jazz is like a language.
Jazz tunes are always performed the same way.
Jazz musicians want to sound like everyone else.
In jazz, it's more about
song is played rather than the
a song is played.
Improvisation can be considered musical conversation.
The saxophone, trumpet, and trombone make up the rhythm section.
Jazz musicians don't like working together.
Jazz is a union of African and European music.
Kansas City is where jazz was born.
Ragtime is primarily music written for trumpet.
Match the words in the columns correctly.
the best music to represent America
Jazz is more about the way a song is played...
two or more different notes played at the same time
the speed of the beat
where jazz was born
an instrument in the rhythm section
the instrument that Louis Armstrong played
where jazz got its rhythm
...rather than what song is played
music played in the background, behind the melody of a song
an example of perfect democracy