Your Knowledge Of Jazz, America's Contribution To Music

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    · Havana, Cuba, will serve as the International Jazz Day 2017 Global Host City. Many acclaimed musicians and educators from Cuba and around the world will participate in free jazz performances, master classes, improvisational workshops, jam sessions and community outreach initiatives.

    http://www.unesco.org/new/en/jazz-day
     
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    At Last....

     
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    Cry Me a River....
     
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    My favourite music - wish I could be there
    I used to sing jazz standards, many moons ago :)
     
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    (This subject may be too esoteric for some members)

    Match the Instrument to the 10 legendary Jazz musicians who played it: (With some it would be "The Orchestra")

    Louis Armstrong
    Benny Goodman
    Glenn Miller
    Gene Krupa
    Duke Ellington
    Charlie Parker
    Dizzy Gillespie
    Dave Brubeck
    Lionel Hampton
    Count Basie

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    I see the names of the musicians but I'll be danged if I see any instruments.
     
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    I have no knowledge of jazz beyond the PBS series with Ken Burns (now on Netflix) that I thought was tremendously interesting!
     
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    Me either. But am quite sure pics of them would not help me make any matches.
     
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    Well, it can't hurt. :p
     
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    Louis Armstrong ----Trumpet

    Benny Goodman----Clarinet
    Glenn Miller----Trombone
    Gene Krupa----Drums
    Duke Ellington----Piano
    Charlie Parker---Alto Sax
    Dizzy Gillespie----Trumpet
    Dave Brubeck----Piano
    Lionel Hampton----Vibraphone
    Count Basie----Piano
     
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    WOW, Lon!

    You are 100% correct!

    Your reply assures me that this important era of American music was not forgotten!

    I respect you all the more for the knowledge you have shown!

    Feel free to quiz me now!
    Hal
     
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    You're supposed to KNOW what instruments they played, Shirley.

    Harry
     
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    Good for you, Bess!

    Hal
     
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    I loved Stan Kenton, Stan Getz, Gerry Mulligan
     
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    @Hal Pollner
    I've tried that, several times now, but you never responded, so I gave up!
    Frank
     
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