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Dixieland: Quiz

  
  
  
  

Question 1: The term Dixieland became widely used after the advent of the first million-selling hit records of the ________ in 1917.
J. Russel RobinsonMargie (song)Nick LaRoccaOriginal Dixieland Jass Band

Question 2: [1] 500,000 visitors celebrate it mainly on and near the river ________.
HamburgCzech RepublicElbeGermany

Question 3: Dixieland music, sometimes referred to as Hot jazz, Early Jazz or New Orleans jazz, is a style of jazz which developed in New Orleans at the start of the 20th century, and was spread to ________ and New York City by New Orleans bands in the 1910s.
Elmhurst, IllinoisBurr Ridge, IllinoisBlue Island, IllinoisChicago

Question 4: ________'s All-Stars was the band most popularly identified with Dixieland, although Armstrong's own influence runs through all of jazz.
Duke EllingtonLouis ArmstrongCount BasieNational Recording Registry

Question 5: This creates a more polyphonic sound than the extremely regimented big band sound or the unison melody of ________.
JazzSwing musicBebopStan Levey

Question 6: New Black Eagles Jazz Band, based in Boston, plays in the traditional New Orleans style, was featured on the soundtrack of the ________ film Baseball.
The West (documentary)Ken BurnsThe Civil War (TV series)The Congress (film)

Question 7: In ________, Germany, Dixieland is the name of one of Europe's biggest international jazz festivals the International Dixieland Festival Dresden.
ChemnitzDresdenBerlinLeipzig

Question 8: The definitive Dixieland sound is created when one instrument (usually the ________) plays the melody or a recognizable paraphrase or variation on it, and the other instruments of the "front line" improvise around that melody.
TrumpetTromboneBrass instrumentCornet

Question 9: The repertoire of these bands is based on the music of Joe "King" Oliver, ________, Louis Armstrong, and W.C. Handy.
Barney BigardBig bandJazzJelly Roll Morton

Question 10: The style combined earlier brass band marches, French Quadrilles, ragtime and ________ with collective, polyphonic improvisation.
African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)JazzBluesAfrican-American Civil Rights Movement (1896–1954)
















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