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This Month's Quiz Answers



April 2020




I'll Never Forget What's 'is Name

This month we gave you clues to identify fifteen jazz musicians. How many did you recognise?


Louis Armstrong Hot Five


The quiz answers are below ....

Don't forget to check your score.


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

Build your dreams to the stars above
But when you need someone true to love
Don't go to strangers, darling
Come on to me

(From Don't Go To Strangers by Arthur Kent, Redd Evans, Dave Mann)
Click here for a video by Jonathan Karrant with pianist John Di Martino, bassist Ed Howard and drummer Shin Takahashi live at the Metropolitan Room in New York.


Your Score

15 + correct - My Shining Hour
12 - 14 correct - Thou Swell
8 - 11 correct - Blame It On My Youth
4 - 7 correct - I Wish I Knew
1 - 3 correct - It Never Entered My Mind




Here are the answers


Can you name ........

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

Answer: Larry Shields

[Click here for a video about the history of jazz / swing with rare archive footage of the ODJB]



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?

Answer: Zoot Sims, Serge Chaloff, Herbie Steward and Stan Getz.



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

Answer: Bob Brookmeyer



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

Answer: Mary Lou Williams


Who is this?





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

Answer: Ray Brown








6. The guitar player in the Alison Rayner Quintet?

Answer: Dierdre Cartwright

[Click here for the Alison Rayner Quintet with a video introducing their album Short Stories]



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

Answer: Red Garland



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

Answer: James Pearson



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

Answer: Johnny Mortimer


Who is this?





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

Answer: Jimmy Dorsey







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

Answer: Johnny St Cyr



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

Answer: Mark Armstrong

[Click here for a video of NYJO with a trumpet extravaganza in Milan in 2016 playing Lady Be Good arranged by Mark Armstrong]




Scott LaFaro




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

Answer: Scott LaFaro

[Click here to listen to Scott LaFaro with the Bill Evans trio playing My Man's Gone Now just ten days before he died in a car accident]






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

Answer: Gene Krupa



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

Answer: Corrie Dick



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