Jazz Musicians Word Search
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Word Search
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Django Reinhardt
Ornette Coleman
Dizzy Gillespie
Ella Fitzgerald
Thelonious monk
Louis Armstrong
Herbie Hancock
Charles Mingus
Charlie Parker
Duke Ellington
Benny Goodman
Sarah Vaughan
Sonny Rollins
Keith Jarrett
Wayne Shorter
Frank Sinatra
John Coltrane
Lester Young
Dave Brubeck
Chick Corea
Count Basie
Miles Davis
Chet Baker
Bill Evans

Who's Who of Jazz Music Crossword

Who's Who of Jazz Music Crossword
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Crossword
Description

Louis
Dave
Hancock
Lionel
John
Gillespie
Ellington
Peterson
Miles
Billie
Charlie
Count
Simone

Jazz and Blues Review Crossword

Jazz and Blues Review Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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

The Jazz Crossword Challenge: 2

The Jazz Crossword Challenge: 2
Type
Crossword
Description

What was the nickname for the big-band jazz of the 1930s
Where was the Savoy Ballroom located
What drummer led the house band at the Savoy Ballroom
What was the name of the radio program that offered Benny Goodman a national audience?
What was the year of Goodman s Carnegie Hall concert
The Benny Goodman Trio expanded to a quartet by the addition of what vibraphone player
What electric guitarist gained national exposure playing in the Benny Goodman sextet
What is a popular song that has become part of the permanent repertory for jazz musicians
The early career of Count Basie is representative of the style of jazz associated with what city
What tenor saxophonist was a star soloist in the early Basie band and was also one of Billie Holiday's preferred accompanists
Chick Webb achieved commercial success and a national audience when he hired what singer for his band
In what city was the Palomar Ballroom located, the dance club that was the venue for the successful concert that catapulted Goodman to stardom
What was the 1939 song performed by Billie Holiday that dealt with lynching
What alto saxophonist was the soloist for "Come Sunday" in the Carnegie Hall premiere of Duke Ellington's Black, Brown, and Beige
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
What was the piece composed by Billy Strayhorn based on the directions that Ellington gave him to his apartment
Used band members as instruments and wrote music based off their strengths
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
What was Johnny Hodges instrument
What pianist and arranger, who would become Ellington s musical alter ego, was the composer of Take the A Train
In what year was the first Newport Jazz Festival presented
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
What pianist and entertainer was also the composer of many songs which became standards, including "Ain't Misbehavin“
What pianist was acknowledged for both his virtuosity and complex harmonic substitutions
a person who excels in musical technique or execution is know as a
What was the instrument of Roy Eldridge, the first black musician to sit in a white orchestra (Gene Krupa's band)
Django Reinhardt, considered to be the first European jazz master, played what instrument

Jazz musicians and terms Word Search

Jazz musicians and terms Word Search
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Word Search
Description

Call and response
Jelly Roll Morton
Ella Fitzgerald
Dizzy Gillespie
Thelonious Monk
Louis Armstrong
Charlie Parker
Billie Holiday
Duke Ellington
Improvisation
Benny Goodman
Glenn Miller
Cab Calloway
Bessie Smith
Scott Joplin
Count Basie
Joe Oliver
Glissando
Staccato
Falloff
Legato
Accent
Swing
Blues
Scat
Riff
Jazz

Jazz Musicians and Singers Word Search

Jazz Musicians and Singers Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

ELLA FITZGERALD
LOUIS ARMSTRONG
BILLIE HOLIDAY
DUKE ELLINGTON
SARAH VAUGHAN
NAT KING COLE
FRANK SINATRA
JOHN COLTRANE
BENNY GOODMAN
JULIE LONDON

Black History Month Musicians Word Search

Black History Month Musicians Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

Whitney Houston
Dizzy Gillespie
Michael Jackson
Louis Armstrong
Ella Fitzgerald
Duke Ellington
Billie Holiday
Charlie Parker
Stevie Wonder
Jimi Hendrix
Bessie Smith
James Brown
Ray Charles
Lena Horne
Beyonce

Music Artists II Word Search

Music Artists II Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

earth wind and fire
tribe called quest
rich homie quan
micheal jackson
meghan trainor
john coltrane
willie nelson
sonny rollins
frank sinatra
One Direction
kenny rogers
tony bennett
taylor swift
new edition
chris brown
maroon five
john legend
nicki minaj
tina marie
young thug
bruno mars
aerosmith
Lil Wayne
sos band
lakeside
labrinth
kenny g
run dmc
j cole
kiss

Music Artists II Word Search

Music Artists II Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

earth wind and fire
tribe called quest
rich homie quan
micheal jackson
meghan trainor
john coltrane
willie nelson
sonny rollins
frank sinatra
One Direction
kenny rogers
tony bennett
taylor swift
new edition
chris brown
maroon five
john legend
nicki minaj
tina marie
young thug
bruno mars
aerosmith
Lil Wayne
sos band
lakeside
labrinth
kenny g
run dmc
j cole
kiss

SPIRITUALS-SWING WORD SEARCH!

SPIRITUALS-SWING WORD SEARCH!
Type
Word Search
Description

RACIAL INTERGRATION
FLETCHER HENDERSON
CALL AND RESPONSE
MISSISSIPPI DELTA
GREAT DEPRESSION
LOUIS ARMSTRONG
THE ENTERTAINER
DUKE ELLINGTON
HARRIET TUBMAN
MAPLE LEAF RAG
SING SING SING
BENNY GOODMAN
MEMPHIS BLUES
BESSIE SMITH
GLENN MILLER
SCOTT JOPLIN
COUNT BASIE
CRAZY BLUES
MAMIE SMITH
DANCE BAND
SWING BAND
JITTERBUG
MA RAINEY
BIG BAND
WC HANDY
12 BARS
RAGTIME
SATCHMO
SLAVERY
BLUES
CODED
PIANO

History of Jazz Crossword

History of Jazz Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Ragtime composer
Inventor of Jazz
King of swing
Brothers Johnny and Warren
He sat on the tailgate
Where it all began
You can stir it with a brush
The march king
The ‘new’ king of swing
Singer/actor Frank
You better have a long one to play ragtime
They called him 'Satchmo'
Dee Dee Chandler invented it
He defined Cool
His band was always ‘In the Mood’
“Take a drum solo Gene”
They could Count on him
She played a Lil’ piano
Sentimental singer/actress
Les _____ and his Band of Renown
I Got a Gal in _________________
“The navy? Now where do we go?”
Front line instrument
Post-Swing
She sang ‘Strange Fruit’
Lester’s nickname
Charlie’s nightclub
Bebop drummer
Dizzy
Davis
Dizzy said he was the greatest
The queen of scat
…of the Cool
Bill, Bill and Gil
Gerry wants a do-over
Miles’ pivotal modal album
Julian Adderley
Empress of the Blues