← Jazz Quiz 1 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a. Alternating four (X) bar phrases between the rest of the band and the drummer. Functions as a type of drum solo.
- a. A feeling
b. Also a form of music
c. 12 bars, 3 sections of 4 bars each
d. Text is a statement, statement, commentary pattern
- Similar to a scale.
A sequence of acoustic relationships.
Not the same as a key.
Came from ancient "church modes"
Examples: Dorian, Lydian, Mixolydian, etc.
- A musician in a band, different from the leader. Makes less money than the leader.
- To start a note
- a Blues
- b Attack
- c Sideman
- d Trading fours
- e Mode
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers
5 True/False Questions
A five note scale, with no 4th or 7th scale degree.
Used by many players as basic vocabulary for the jazz language.
Very useful in playing the blues. → Harmonic Progression
a. The middle section of an A A B A tune. Usually has a different key area. It leads back into the A section. Also part of ta stringed instrument that holds up the strings. → Bridge
Technical facility, or endurance (Slang) → Chops
A listing of recordings, usually categorized by genre, player, or band.
i.e.- a list of all recordings by Duke Ellington → Discography
To play above the pitch.
A chromatic alteration to a pitch. → Sharp