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Question 1: Simultaneously, other players expanded on the bold steps of bebop: "cool jazz" or "West Coast jazz", modal jazz, as well as free jazz and ________ forms of development from the likes of George Russell.
DadaAvant-gardeSurrealismAbstract expressionism

Question 2: The 1939 recording of "Body and Soul" by ________ is an important antecedent of bebop.
JazzColeman HawkinsDizzy GillespieDuke Ellington

Question 3: But in a bebop composition such as ________'s "Salt Peanuts", the rhythmic emphasis switches to the second and fourth beats of the measure.
Duke EllingtonMiles DavisJazzDizzy Gillespie

Question 4: Bebop or bop is a style of jazz characterized by fast tempo, instrumental virtuosity and improvisation based on the combination of ________ and melody.
HarmonyModernismPaintingTheodor W. Adorno

Question 5: ________, tenor and alto sax
Sonny StittBebopMiles DavisJazz

Question 6: Gillespie and Parker, both out of the Earl Hines Band in Chicago had traveled with some of the pre-bop masters, including Jack Teagarden, ________ and Jay McShann.
Benny CarterDuke EllingtonEarl HinesCount Basie

Question 7: Bebop style also influenced the ________ whose spoken-word style drew on jazz rhythms, and whose poets often employed jazz musicians to accompany them.
Beat GenerationAbstract expressionismUnited StatesAmerican literature

Question 8: The recording was popular; but more importantly, from a historical perspective, Hawkins became an inspiration to a younger generation of jazz musicians, most notably ________, in Kansas City.
Count BasieMiles DavisCharlie ParkerDuke Ellington

Question 9: It first surfaced in musicians' argot some time during the first two years of American involvement in the ________.
World War IISoviet occupationsCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISecond Sino-Japanese War

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