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Welcome to the Jazz Quiz
for April


I'll Never Forget What's 'is Name

This month we give you clues to identify fifteen jazz musicians. How many can you recognise?


Louis Armstrong Hot Five

Give yourself an extra point if you are able to complete the missing words in these lyrics:

Build your dreams to the stars above
But when you need someone true to love
---- -- -- ---------, darling
Come on to me

A link to the answers is at the bottom of the page - don't forget to check your score



Can you name ........


1. The clarinettist with the Original Dixieland Jazz Band from 1916 to 1921?


2. Two of Woody Herman's 'Four Brothers' from his 'Second Herd' and featured on the recording made of the tune Four Brothers made in 1947?


3. The trombone player who replaced Chet Baker in the Gerry Mulligan Quartet in the 1950s?


4. The pianist and arranger with Andy Kirk's Clouds Of Joy band?



Who is this?





5. The bass player in Oscar Peterson's Trio until 1965









6. The guitar player in the Alison Rayner Quintet?


7. The pianist with Miles Davis' first Quintet (1955-58)?


8. The leader and pianist of the Ronnie Scott's All Stars?


9. The trombone player with Acker Bilk's Paramount Jazz Band in 1958, eventually replaced by Campbell Burnap.


Who is this?





10. The clarinettist with Red Nichols' original Five Pennies?








11. The banjo player with Louis Armstrong's Hot Five?


12. The trumpet playing Artistic and Musical Director for the National Youth Jazz Orchestra?



Scott LaFaro




13. The double bass player with Bill Evans' Trio until 1961?








14. The drummer with the Benny Goodman band at the time of the 1938 Carnegie Hall concert?


15. The Scottish drummer for the band Dinosaur that has Laura Jurd (trumpet), Elliot Galvin (keyboards) and Conor Chaplin (bass)?





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