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Coleman Hawkins: Quiz


Question 1: Hawkins's playing changed significantly during ________'s tenure with the Henderson Orchestra during 1924-25.
Duke EllingtonJazzLouis ArmstrongCount Basie

Question 2: Hawkins joined ________'s Orchestra, where he remained until 1934, sometimes doubling on clarinet and bass saxophone.
Benny GoodmanFletcher HendersonJazzBenny Carter

Question 3: Jazz Reunion]] (with Pee Wee Russell, ________)
Eric DolphyMax RoachAbbey LincolnCandid Records

Question 4: Hawkins joined Mamie Smith's Jazz Hounds in 1921, who he toured with through 1923, when he settled in ________.
ManhattanNew York CityBrooklynNew York metropolitan area

Question 5: ________, who was called "Pres", in a 1959 interview with The Jazz Review, said "As far as I'm concerned, I think Coleman Hawkins was the President first, right?
Woody HermanLester YoungBenny GoodmanArtie Shaw

Question 6: In the 1960s, he appeared regularly at the Village Vanguard in ________.
ManhattanStaten IslandBrooklynNew York City

Question 7: Miles Davis once said: "When I heard Hawk I learned to play ballads."[2] Hawkins was ________ "Hawk" and sometimes "Bean".

Question 8: He attended high school in Chicago, then in Topeka, ________ at Topeka High School.

Question 9: He died of pneumonia in 1969 and is interred at the Woodlawn Cemetery in the ________.
The BronxStaten IslandManhattanNew York City

Question 10: Hawkins directly influenced many bebop performers, and later in his career, recorded or performed with such adventurous musicians as Sonny Rollins, who considered him as his main influence, and ________.
John Coltrane1958 MilesA Love SupremeColtrane for Lovers


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