Jazz is a style of music which emerged in America around the turn of the 20th century. Jazz can be characterised by improvisations, syncopations and swing rhythms.
Which American city is associated with the birth of jazz?
Which style of jazz is fast with complex harmonies and wild improvisations?
Which three chords is the 12-bar blues based on?
Tonic, dominant and submediant
Tonic, supertonic and dominant
Tonic, subdominant and dominant
Which degrees of the scale are most likely to be blue notes?
Second and sixth
Third and seventh
Second and third
Which instruments are playing in the opening bar of All Blues by Miles Davis?
All Blues, Miles Davis
Piano, double bass and snare drum
Piano, bass guitar and snare drum
Electric piano, double bass and hi-hat
What is the harmonic interval between the two saxophones?
Which of the following statements is true of this clip from the first trumpet head in All Blues?
The trumpet is playing with a mute in the high register
The trumpet is playing without a mute in the low register
The trumpet is playing with a mute in the middle register