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This Month's Quiz Answers



May 2020




The Names Jazz Is Called

"Jazz - once a four letter word - still a four letter word"
(Ron Rubin, who passed through the Departure Lounge in April)

Over the years, as jazz has evolved, it has been given many names for its many styles. This month we gave you clues to fifteen styles of jazz. How many did you identify?


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The quiz answers are below ....

Don't forget to check your score.


Give yourself an extra point if you were able to name the film in which this song appeared:

Gentlefolk of Newport
Or should I say "hats and cats, "
Please lend an ear
That you all may hear
Some shimmering sharps and flats.
For those cosy virtuosi,
known as "hipsters" to the trade,
wish to show you now
Precisely how
Jazz music is made.

(Now You Has Jazz from the film High Society)

Click here for a video of Billy Crystal performing the number with The Muppets)



Your Score

15 + correct - When I eventually met Mr. Right I had no idea that his first name was Always (Rita Rudner)
12 - 14 correct - A rose by any other name would smell as sweet (Shakespeare)
8 - 11 correct - The small part of ignorance that we arrange and classify we give the name of knowledge (Ambrose Bierce)
4 - 7 correct - Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes (Oscar Wilde)
1 - 3 correct - Reality is the name we give to our disappointments (Mason Cooley)




Here are the answers



1. Not a tributary

Answer: Mainstream Jazz


2. A place of camping cooking pots?

Answer: Dixieland Jazz

[Click here for a video of an international group of friends jamming on I Saw Your Face In The Moon]


3. A small reconnoitre group

Answer: Avant Garde


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4. A molecule or ion capable of donating a proton.

Answer: Acid Jazz

[Click here for a video of US3 with Cantaloop that samples Herbie Hancock's Cantaloupe Island]


5. Without charge?

Answer: Free Jazz





6. As in Cornish pastie, full English breakfast and Devon cream tea.

Answer: Traditional Jazz

7. Rio de Janeiro's new sound.

Answer: Bossa Nova


8. A child's garden or playground structure

Answer: Swing



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9. At one time a dominant language in Italy

Answer: Latin Jazz


10. Helped by zebra or pelican?

Answer: Crossover Jazz

[Click here for a video of the Korean Crossover Jazz Band playing Take The A Train]





11. A period of old cloths?

Answer: Ragtime


12. Refrigerated jazz?

Answer: Cool Jazz


13. South Africa's Batman garb?

Answer: Cape Jazz

[Click here for a video of Hugh Masekela and Chileshe]


14. Forceful strike?

Answer: Hard Bop


15. Romani style?

Answer: Gypsy Jazz



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