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JAZZQUIZ

This Month's Quiz Answers

 

JAZZQUIZ

November 2018

THE ANSWERS

 

 

Location, Location


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

 

Birdland

 

The answers are below ....

Don't forget to check your score.

 

Give yourself one extra point if you were 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
Moonlight in Vermont

 

from Moonlight In Vermont (John Blackburn / Karl Suessdorf)

 

 

Your Score

15 + correct - Utopia
10 - 14 correct - Shangi La
8 - 11 correct - The Wood Between The Worlds
4 - 7 correct - Bikini Bottom
1 - 3 correct - Neverland

 

 

 

Here are the answers

 

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

Answer: Minnesota

 

 

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

Answer: France

 

 

606 Club

 

 

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

Answer: Chelsea (SW10 0QD)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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?

Answer: Indiana

[Click here for Back Home In Indiana from Robert Altman's 1966 film Jazz '34 - Remembrances of Kansas City Swing]

 

 

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.

Answer: Amsterdam

 

 

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

Answer: Manhattan

 

Sporting House

 

 

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

Answer: The Sporting Houses (brothels) were mainly located in Storyville following an 1897 city ordinance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Answer: Poland

[Click here for Manfred Eicher's compilation on ECM Remembering Tomasz Stańko]

 

 

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?

Answer: Buckingham Palace.

 

 

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

Answer: France

 

 

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

Answer: Chicago

[Click here for a video of Tony Bennett singing about the town that 'Billy Sunday couldn't shut down']

 

 

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?

Answer: California
[Did you know that it has been rumoured that the Eagles' 1977 song "Hotel California" was a reference to Camarillo State Mental Hospital?]

 

 

 

 

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

Answer: Stockholm

 

 

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

Answer: Sweden

[Click here for our Tea Break with Ida]

 

 

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

Answer: Brazil

 

 

 

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