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Louis Armstrong Word Search

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Band
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Louis Armstrong Word Search

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Music
King Of Jazz
Trumpet
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Storyville
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Satchom
Little Louie
Jazz
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Jazz and Blues Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The first white band leader to use black musicians in his group? Benny Goodman
The band leader who is still listed as missing in action? Glenn Miller
playing or singing a piece of music previously performed by another musician is called a? Cover song
to make up music on the spot? Improvise
Who is considered the best female scat singer ever? Ella Fitzgerald
Charlie Parker’s instrument was the? Saxophone
Louis Armstrong’s main instrument was the? Trumpet
Scott Joplin was famous for what style of music? Ragtime
What trumpet player briefly ran for President in 1963-1964? Dizzy Gillespie
What was Benny Goodman’s instrument known as? Licorice stick
Practicing and practicing until you get it right? Woodshed
Who was the band leader that always dressed like royalty? Duke Ellington
What was Glenn Miller’s instrument? Trombone
This famous band leader was known for his fast, flying fingers across the piano keys? Count Basie
A round cylinder attached to paper punched with holes is called a? Piano Roll
Billie Holiday always ware this flower in her hair when performing Gardenia
The style of jazz with fast tempos and lots of improvisation is called? Bebop
The first time for a performance is a? Debut
Singing that uses nonsense syllables instead of real words. Scat
music played and or sung about lost loves? Torch Song
The musician who died poor and disappointed? Scott Joplin
Female singer who had stage fright? Sarah Vaughn
a job playing music is called a? Gig
A musical mix of African and Cuban rhythms is called? Afro-Cuban Jazz
B.B. King’s guitar Lucille
Benny Goodman’s nick name King of Swing
Benny Goodman’s signature glare when a musician messed up earned him this nickname? The Ray
Dizzy Gillespie was known as? Ambassador of Jazz
one of Louis Armstrong’s nicknames Satchmo
Nightclub in Harlem Cotton Club
Louis Armstrong King of Jazz
Ella Fitzgerald First Lady of Song
Musical Prodigy Herbie Hancock
King of the Blues BB King
Lady Day Billie Holiday
Scott Joplin King of Ragtime
Charlie Parker’s nickname Yardbird
Queen of the blues Dinah Washington
New York nightclub named in honor of Charlie Parker Birdland

Jazz! Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The King of Swing Benny Goodman
Famous trumpet player/singer Louis Armstrong
Queen of Jazz Ella Fitzgerald
Playing music off the top of your head with no written notes improvisation
The type of scale used in jazz blues scale
Instrument known as the "licorice stick" clarinet
Orchestra known for "In the Mood" Glenn Miller
Female vocalist "Lady Day" Billie Holiday
City where jazz began New Orleans
Specific rhythm used in jazz syncopation
Type of jazz that uses multiple percussion such as bongos, claves, and congas Latin Jazz
A type of jazz ensemble that is well known in New Orleans Dixieland
Another name for Brazilian Jazz Bossa Nova
Multiple contrasting rhythms occurring at once Polyrhythmic
Take the A _____ Train
C ________ Blues Jam
Autumn ____________ Leaves

Louis Armstrong Word Search

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Satchmo
Creole Band
Fletcher Henderson
The Hot Five
Newspapers
Jazz
Chicago
Trumpet
New Orleans
Fisk School
King Oliver
Cornet

Famous African Americans Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

First African American President of the United States. Barack Obama
Famous African American poet, she was also an author and civil rights activist Maya Angelou
Known for his famous "I Have A Dream" speech. Martin Luther King Jr
Known for the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Rosa Parks
Amazing blues singer nicknamed "The Empress of Blues." Bessie Smith
Very talented jazz trumpeter. Louis Armstrong
African American historian, literary critic, filmmaker, and public intellectual. Dr Henry Gates Jr
He wanted equal rights for all African Americans. W E B DuBois
He wanted vocational and educational rights for African Americans, he also founded Tuskegee University. Booker T Washington
He was composer, a pianist, and band leader of a jazz orchestra. Duke Ellington

Roots of Jazz Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

In which city did jazz begin? New Orleans
Who was the most famous Ragtime composer? Scott Joplin
What was the general mood of Dixieland jazz? fun
What was Louis Armstrong's nickname? Satchmo
What instrument did Louis Armstrong play? trumpet
What is another word for fast? allegro
What is another word for medium? moderato
What is another word for slow? andante
What style did Bessie Smith perform? blues
Who is the "Father of the Blues?" WCHandy
What instrument did Duke Ellington play? piano
What style of music did the Duke Ellington Orchestra perform? swing
What do trumpet players use to change their sound? mute

Jazz Word Search

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JAZZ Word Search

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Clarinet
Etta James
Ella Fitzgerald
Scat
Drums
Dizzy Gillespie
Scott Joplin
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Piano
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JAZZ AGE Word Search

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Dixieland
New Orleans
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Trumpet
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African Americans
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