1929 – 1934 -Made over 500 records.
1933 – In New York he got his first big break when he met jazz impresario John Hammond.
Hammond helped him start his own orchestra.
His next big break was a spot on nationally broadcast NBC radio program “Let’s Dance.”
12. (1917 – 1996). ________________ is widely regarded as the greatest scat singer in the history of jazz.
13. Swing-era Jazz Stars. The two Tenor Titans were?
a.Coleman Hawkins and Lester Young
14. Reserved for whites only, the _________ was a vestige of the Jim Crow South. The name itself was a slap in the face to blacks, evoking the memory of the crop most associate with slavery and plantations. The exterior to the club had a log cabin façade, while the backdrop to the stage was a replica of a plantation house. There were murals depicting primitive African life on the wall. The band played “Jungle Music” while dancers performed in elaborate, risqué floor shows that had themes of darkness, danger, and Africa.
a.The Cotton Club
15. __________________ embarked on a series of experimental recording, including “Digression” and “Intuition,” two spontaneous improvisations that has no set form orkey center, and are today considered the be the first free jazz recordings (although Ornette Coleman is credited with this movement nearly a decade later).
16. ____________________ was put together in two separate sessions from sketches that Miles brought in on scraps of paper. There was no rehearsing ahead of time so that there would be a great amount of spontaneity. Most of the songs on the album are first takes. It was a landmark recording that was both highly influential to jazz musicians and an extraordinarily east listen for casual jazz fans.
a.Kind of Blue
17. This arrangement of ________________ shows Henderson’s band utilizing big band arranging techniques that would later be widely copied during the swing era.
a.Tribute to Duke Ellington
18. The following statement refers to what?
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