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Joe "King" Oliver: Quiz


Question 1: By 1922, after travels in ________, Oliver was the jazz king in Chicago, with King Oliver and his Creole Jazz Band performing at the Royal Gardens (later renamed the Lincoln Gardens).
CaliforniaSacramento, CaliforniaLos AngelesSan Jose, California

Question 2: Oliver played cornet in the New Orleans ________ and dance bands and also in the city's red-light district, Storyville.
Brass instrumentBrass bandConcert bandBrass band (British style)

Question 3: He was inducted as a charter member of the Gennett Records Walk of Fame in ________ in 2007.
Muncie, IndianaRichmond, IndianaJeffersonville, IndianaLafayette, Indiana

Question 4: Joe "King" Oliver (December 19, 1885 – April 10, 1938) was a jazz ________ player and bandleader.
Brass instrumentTrumpetTromboneCornet

Question 5: Joseph Oliver was born in Aben, ________, near Donaldsonville in Ascension Parish, and moved to New Orleans in his youth.
LouisianaArkansasUnited StatesMississippi

Question 6: Oliver credited ________, as an early influence.
JazzSidney BechetBluesBuddy Bolden

Question 7: Recordings made by this group in 1923 demonstrated the serious artistry of the New Orleans style of collective improvisation or ________ music to a wider audience.
JazzBig bandDixielandSwing music


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