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tones added to a chord Extended Harmonies
tones played simultaneously that produce a discordant or clashing effect tonal clashes
spontaneous punctuation by the drummer bombs
a talented trumpet player that was a leader in the jazz style, Bop Dizzy Gillespie
brought left hand voicing to jazz pianos Bud Powell
the overall effect of the juxtaposition of tonal sounds tonal sonorities
a brass instrument with values similar to a trumpet flugelhorn
a type of jazz that is characterized by relaxed tempos and lighter tone cool jazz
creator of the album "Birth of the Cool" Miles Davis
a bass player that composed Fables of Faubus Charles Mingus
refers to composers and performers who break away from traditional practices and push for radical change avant-garde
jazz style that typically has slowmoving harmonies and older modal scales modal jazz
a pianist that claims to have been abducted by aliens from Saturn Sun-Ra

Musical Composers Crossword

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Music reflected earlier modial style. Major/minor tonality. Baroque Composer Monteverdi
Last great English composer until the 19th century Purcell
Virtuoso Violinist, Composed the four seasons vivaldi
Wrote in every Baroque form except opera, generally wrote in polyphonic texture Bach
Italian Operas and English Oratio, Wrote the messiah handel
often called the father of the string quartet and symphony. Inspired by Messiah to write the oratio Creation Haydn
Wrote a huge number of masterpieces including don giovanni and his unfinished requiem mozart
Musical genius of the classical period. beethoven
Master of the art song Schubert
published only piano music, Romantic composer Schumann
Founder of the nocturne. Polish nationalist composer famous for his piano pieces Chopin
Incredible pianist and showman. Created the symphonic poem (tone poem) Liszet
Wrote symphony fantastique. Romantic composer who challenged the norm. berlioz
Music was viewed with suspicion by russian nationalists due to its western influences. Tchaikovski
Romantic composer who reflected classical forms in his music Brahms

JAZZ Word Search

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Jazz

Musical Terms Word Search

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Jazz and Blues Review Crossword

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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

Roaring 20s Crossword Puzzle

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POLICY PROTECTING NATIVE-BORN PEOPLE NATIVISM
PROCESS OF BEING ISOLATED ISOLATION
POLITICIAL THEORY DERIVED FROM KARL MARX COMMUNISM
SUSTEM TAHT LIMITED THE NUMBER OF IMMAGRANTS QUOTA SYSTEM
A GANG OF POLITICIANS THAT SURROUND WARREN G. HARDING OHIO GANG
PAYMENT BY INSTALLMENTS IS A/AN INSTALLMENT PLAN
NATIONWIDE BAN ON ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES PROHIBITION
ILLEGAL LIQUOR STORE SORE OR NIGHTCLUB SPEAKEASY
ILLEGAL BUISSNESS OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES BOOTLEGGER
GENERATION OF YOUNG WESTERN WOMEN IN THE 1920S FLAPPER
POPULAR 1920S DANCE THE CHARLESTON
PERIOD FOLLOWING THE GREAT DEPRESSION WHERE JAZZ BECAME POPULAR THE JAZZ AGE
NAME GIVEN TO THE CULTURAL, SOCIAL, AND ARTISTIC EXPLOSION THAT TOOK PLACE IN THE 1920S HARLEM RENAISSANCE
INVENTED THE FORD TRUCK HENRY FORD
FAMOUS AMERICAN GANGSTER CAUGHT ON TAX EVASION AL CAPONE
FAMOUS BASEBALL PLAYER BABE RUTH
INVENTED "MICKEY MOUSE" WALT DISNEY
30TH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES CALVIN COOLIDGE
FAMOUS TRUMPET PLAYER LOUIS ARMSTRONG
PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED MINE WORKERS OF AMERICA DURING THE 1920S JOHN L LEWIS

Music Elements Word Search

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Famous African Americans Crossword

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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

Music Genres Crossword

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A polynesian dance form Hula
A type of German song, typically for solo voice accompanied with piano Lieder
Soothing song played for children Lullaby
Words and nonsense syllables are chanted in rhythmic harmony to support the stylized melody of the lead singer Doowop
Influenced by jazz, usually having topical lyrics Calypso
style of music that often expresses feelings of sadness Blues
a ballroom dance in which the dancers revolve in perpetual circles, taking one step to each beat Waltz
serves to honor our country’s forefathers and for national unity Patriotic
an up-tempo style of disco music characterized by deep bass rhythms, piano or synthesizer melodies, and soul music singing House
It is a form of electronic dance music.Techno beats have a distinct sound to them Techno
characterized by the intensity of feeling or expressing deep emotion. Soul
music sung on syllables instead of words Scat
a form of religious music that contains elements of Jazz and Blues Gospel
rhythmic 70’s style of music with a strong bass beat, trumpets, keyboards, electric guitars, and vocals Funk
music is characterised by a strong influence from hardcore punk and the use of screamed vocals Screamo
It is a type of traditional Mexican folk music. Usually has maracas. Mariachi
style of blues played on the piano with a strong, fast beat Boogie Woogie
has heavy band, and sometimes has aggressive vocals Heavy Metal
It is rhythmic, and was birthed out of blues music. Jazz
has an island feel, and is usually accompanied by piano or organ Reggae
The vocalist sing with drama. Each word is pronounced clearly Musical Theatre
typically has banjos in it, and can be mistaken for country music Bluegrass
pieces sung by a choir Choral
It is sung with aggression. Uses little vibrato (vibration in your vocal cords.) Sometimes the main instrument you hear is the guitar. Rock
songs without vocals Instrumental

A Bit of Jazz Trivia - Jeff Agopsowicz Septet At The Avalanche Feb 16, 2017 Crossword

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birthplace city of jazz among African Americans neworleans
jazz musicians making it up as they go along improvisation
last name of "lady day" holiday
last name of the "king of swing" Goodman
last name of "Artistry in Rhythm" big band leader kenton
another nickname for famed trumpeter also known as "Pops" satchmo
composer of "Take The A Train" Strayhorn
William James "____________" Bassie ; a big band leader count
"cool" jazz trumpeter ; also a distance measurement unit miles
"________ Report" a jazz fusion band of the 1970s and 1980's ; also a type of report seen on mass media such TV or newspapers weather
Grammy award winning legendary jazz pianist and composer, Chick _______ Corea
Tommy ___________, a famed swing era trombonist Dorsey
"Just _________" , lovers no more friends
"_______, Sing, Sing" Benny Goodman theme song sing
northern US city, "home base" to many jazz greats in the 1920s era chicago
one type of blues style ; slide guitar is a hallmark of the style delta
mainstream jazz style of the 1930s and 1940s swing
________ Schuller, credited with combining classical music with jazz music, died at age 89 in 2015 Gunther
crossover style of rock and jazz in the 1960s fusion
nickname of a great tenor sax player, "A Love Supreme" trane
alto sax player who did a great deal of work with Miles Davis ; "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy" cannonball
the "chairman" singer sinatra

The Jazz Crossword Challenge: 2

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Crossword
Description

What was the nickname for the big-band jazz of the 1930s Swing
Where was the Savoy Ballroom located Harlem
What drummer led the house band at the Savoy Ballroom Chick Webb
What was the name of the radio program that offered Benny Goodman a national audience? Lets Dance
What was the year of Goodman s Carnegie Hall concert 1938
The Benny Goodman Trio expanded to a quartet by the addition of what vibraphone player Lionel Hampton
What electric guitarist gained national exposure playing in the Benny Goodman sextet Charlie Christian
What is a popular song that has become part of the permanent repertory for jazz musicians jazz standard
The early career of Count Basie is representative of the style of jazz associated with what city Kansas City
What tenor saxophonist was a star soloist in the early Basie band and was also one of Billie Holiday's preferred accompanists Lester Young
Chick Webb achieved commercial success and a national audience when he hired what singer for his band Ella Fitzgerald
In what city was the Palomar Ballroom located, the dance club that was the venue for the successful concert that catapulted Goodman to stardom Los Angeles
What was the 1939 song performed by Billie Holiday that dealt with lynching Strange Fruit
What alto saxophonist was the soloist for "Come Sunday" in the Carnegie Hall premiere of Duke Ellington's Black, Brown, and Beige Johnny Hodges
Coleman Hawkins (who came to fame while playing with Fletcher Henderson), Ben Webster (who came to fame while playing with Duke Ellington), and Lester Young (who came to fame while playing with Count Basie) were the three great pillars playing what instrutment tenor saxophone
What was the piece composed by Billy Strayhorn based on the directions that Ellington gave him to his apartment Take the A Train
Used band members as instruments and wrote music based off their strengths Duke Ellington
What tenor saxophonist, who modeled his sound after Coleman Hawkins, after playing with Benny Moten, Andy Kirk, Fletcher Henderson, Cab Calloway, and Teddy Wilson, made a name for himself as a member of the Duke Ellington Orchestra Ben Webster
What was Johnny Hodges instrument Alto Saxophone
What pianist and arranger, who would become Ellington s musical alter ego, was the composer of Take the A Train Billy Strayhorn
In what year was the first Newport Jazz Festival presented 1954
What bass player with the Duke Ellington Orchestra would record the first bass solos that departed from the walking bass style in favor of a freely melodic conception Jimmy Blanton
What pianist and entertainer was also the composer of many songs which became standards, including "Ain't Misbehavin“ Fats Waller
What pianist was acknowledged for both his virtuosity and complex harmonic substitutions Art Tatum
a person who excels in musical technique or execution is know as a virtuoso
What was the instrument of Roy Eldridge, the first black musician to sit in a white orchestra (Gene Krupa's band) Trumpet
Django Reinhardt, considered to be the first European jazz master, played what instrument guitar