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Vocalese: Quiz


Question 1: This may lead to the use of many words sung quickly in a given phrase, especially in the case of ________.
Swing musicJazzBebopStan Levey

Question 2: Ross's 1952 lyrics for the song "Twisted", a blues improvisation by saxophonist ________, are considered a classic of the genre.
BebopWardell GrayLester YoungCount Basie

Question 3: Some performers, notably Slim Gaillard, Harry Gibson, ________, and Leo Watson, combine vocalese improvisations with scat singing.
Duke EllingtonCab CallowayLouis ArmstrongBing Crosby

Question 4: Whereas ________ uses improvised nonsense syllables, such as "bap ba dee dot bwee dee" in solos, vocalese uses lyrics, either improvised or set to pre-existing instrumental solos.
Scat singingJazzBig bandJazz royalty

Question 5: Vocalese is a style or genre of jazz singing wherein lyrics are written for melodies that were originally part of an all-instrumental composition or ________.
Improvisational theatreWhose Line Is It Anyway?ChicagoImprovisation

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