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Question 1: The clean-living Brown has been cited as perhaps breaking the influence of heroin on the jazz world, a model established by ________.
Miles DavisCharlie ParkerCount BasieDuke Ellington

Question 2:
What role did Clifford Brown play in the movie Easy Made Hard the Film?
Convenience Store Clerk
Curtis Brown
Tyrone Brown
Boys at Play

Question 3: His sense of harmony was highly developed, enabling him to deliver bold statements through complex harmonic progressions (chord changes), and embodying the linear, "algebraic" terms of ________ harmony.
JazzSwing musicBebopStan Levey

Question 4: Teddy Edwards briefly replaced Land before ________ took over for the remainder of the group's existence.
Sonny Rollins discographySonny Rollins, Vol. 1Saxophone ColossusSonny Rollins

Question 5: The partnership of Brown's trumpet with Harold Land's tenor ________ made for a very strong front line.
ChalumeauTenor saxophoneClarinetSaxophone

Question 6: After briefly attending ________ and Maryland State College (University of Maryland, Eastern Shore), he moved into playing music professionally, where he quickly became one of the most highly regarded trumpeters in jazz.
Norfolk State UniversityCoppin State UniversityNorth Carolina Agricultural and Technical State UniversityDelaware State University

Question 7: While driving on a rainy night on the ________, west of Bedford, she lost control of the car and it went off the road.
Pennsylvania TurnpikeU.S. Route 422Interstate 76 (east)Interstate 476

Question 8: The documentary premiered in 2008 at the "Brownie Speaks" Clifford Brown Symposium hosted by ________.
Moore College of Art and DesignPennsylvania College of Art and DesignVillanova UniversityUniversity of the Arts (Philadelphia)

Question 9: He won the ________ critics' poll for the 'New Star of the Year' in 1954; he was inducted into the Down Beat 'Jazz Hall of Fame' in 1972 in the critics' poll.
Duke EllingtonLester YoungDown BeatMiles Davis

Question 10: Clifford Brown (October 30, 1930 – June 26, 1956), aka "Brownie," was an influential and highly rated American ________ trumpeter.
DixielandAmerican popular musicBluesJazz


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