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Question 1: Gilberto and ________ started a bossa nova craze in the United States with their 1963 album Getz/Gilberto.
Chick CoreaStan Getz discographyJazzStan Getz

Question 2: The first jazz artist to be given some liberty in choosing his material was ________, whose band helped popularize many of the early standards in the 1920s and 1930s.
Louis ArmstrongCount BasieDuke EllingtonNational Recording Registry

Question 3: Later, Davis's "second great quintet", which included saxophonist Wayne Shorter and pianist ________, recorded a series of highly acclaimed albums in the mid-to-late 1960s.
Herbie Hancock discographyHerbie HancockMiles DavisJazz

Question 4: The jazz standard repertoire has some overlap with blues and ________.
American popBritish pop musicPop musicTraditional pop music

Question 5: [2] Today, the place is held by "Body and Soul" by ________.
Johnny GreenNathaniel ShilkretMetro-Goldwyn-MayerFred Astaire

Question 6: The jazz fusion movement fused jazz with other musical styles, most famously ________ and rock.

Question 7: [3] The most recorded standard composed by a jazz musician is ________'s "'Round Midnight".
Miles DavisJohn ColtraneBud PowellThelonious Monk

Question 8: Modal jazz recordings, such as Miles Davis's ________, became popular in the late 1950s.
1958 Miles'Round About MidnightKind of BlueMilestones (album)

Question 9: In ________, a new style of music called bossa nova evolved in the late 1950s.
PortugalBrazilMozambiqueEast Timor

Question 10: Popular modal standards include Davis's "All Blues" and "So What" (both 1959), John Coltrane's "Impressions" (1963) and ________'s "Maiden Voyage" (1965).
Herbie HancockJazzMiles DavisHerbie Hancock discography


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