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Welcome to the Jazz Quiz
for November

Location, Location

This month we give you fifteen questions about jazz-related locations. How many do you know?




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Give yourself one extra point if you are able to identify the title of the song from which these lines are taken :

Telegraph cables, how they sing down the highway
And travel each bend in the road
People who meet in this romantic setting
Are so hypnotized by the lovely...

Evening summer breeze
Warbling of a meadowlark



1. 'Down the Mississippi down to New Orleans' .... but in which American state is the source of the Mississippi - Minnesota, Wisconsin or Iowa?


2. New Orleans was founded in 1718 by colonists from which country?


606 Club




3. In which area of London is Lots Road and the famous 606 Club located?







4. According to the song: 'When I dream about the moonlight on the Wabash, Then I long for my ------- home'. Which American state is the missing word?


5. Early on May 13, 1988, Chet Baker was found dead on the street below his hotel room in which city? He had serious wounds to his head, apparently having fallen from the second floor window.


6. The jazz club Birdland is located in which district of New York?



Sporting House




7. In which area of New Orleans would you have found a Sporting House after 1897?






8. The late trumpeter Tomasz Stańko, who died earlier this year, was born in which country?


9. The Original Dixieland Jazz Band came to London in 1919 and played in the revue Joy Bells at the London Hippodrome, they then played at a command performance for King George V - where?


10. 'Gypsy Jazz', or 'Jazz Manouche', is thought to have been introduced by Django Reinhardt in which country?


11. According to the song, which town is 'that toddlin' town' ?



Camarillo Hospital




12. 'Relaxin' At Camarillo' is a tune written by Charlie Parker while he was at Camarillo State Hospital, Ventura County, in which American State?






13. 'Dear Old ---------'. The name of which town is missing from this tune's title?


14. In which Scandanavian country is saxophonist Ida Karlsson based - Norway, Sweden, Denmark or Finland?


15. Bossa Nova is usually associated with jazz from which South American country?





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