(12)By the 1950’s, a revolution was occurring
Elvis Presley, a Memphis truck driver who added pelvic-twisting dances to his blues-country mixture. Chuck Berry, a St. Louis bluesman who mimicked white country music with his Maybelline. Little Richard, a gospel singer from Georgia who dressed in outrageous drag costumes and whooped his way onto the mainstream pop charts. By the 1950s, a revolution was occurring outside the gates of jazz and popular music. A new music, dubbed _____________, unsettled the music industry by attracting a sizable body of white teenagers to an odd but compelling fusion of the fluid rhythms of black race records and the insistent plaintive sound of white hillbilly music.
A ROCK & ROLL B Rhythm-n-Blues C Hard Bop D Soul Jazz
1962 – “Do You Love Me” is a hit single recorded by The Contours for ___________________________. Written and produced by Motown CEO Berry Gordy, Jr., “Do You Love Me?” was the Contours’ only Top 40 single on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States. Notably, the record achieved this feat twice, once in 1962 and again in 1987.AMotown s Gordy Records labelBRace RecordsCNBC recordsDRCA records
(14)“Hard Bop” tenor saxophone
Before the dramatic arrival of John Coltrane, _______________ was the undisputed Hard Bop tenor saxophone influence.
A Sonny Rollins
B Charlie Parker
C Ornette Coleman
D Coleman Hawkins
In the 1960s Bill Evans succeeded __________ as the major keyboard influence.ABud PowellBKeith JarrettCBenny GreenDBrad Mehldau
(16)Mr. Luther King Jr. becomes the youngest person to receive the Nobel Peace Prize
In what year did the following occur?
Nelson Mandela and 7 others are sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa. Mr. Luther King Jr. becomes the youngest person to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for his work to end racial segregation and racial discrimination through civil disobedience and other non-violent means.
A 1964 B1960 C 1969 D 1961
(17)Clifford Brown’s death in a car accident at the age of 25 was one of the great tragedies in jazz history. Already ranking with Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis as one of the top trumpeters in jazz, Brownie was still improving in 1956. Plus he was a clean liver and was not even driving; the up-and-coming pianist Richie Powell and his wife (who was driving) also perished in the crashTrue False
(18)______________ has had a profound influence on the jazz world in the last 30 years. His extraordinary piano skills encompass several styles that he freely mixes to create an idiosyncratic style that is widely copied by jazz pianist today. (hint: had the “European Quartet”).
A Keith Jarrett B McCoy Tyner C Oscar Peterson D Bill Evans
(19)Woodstock concert in Bethel, New York What year?
Woodstock concert in Bethel, New York. 50,000 originally expected (500,000 people attended).
A 1969 B 1963 C 1964 D1962
(20)Reaction Against Bebop A white reaction against bebop stoked the fires of the New Orleans revival.
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