LESSON 6 - Test Yourself

Jazz Crossword

This crossword may be done using the computer or, if your teacher prefers,
it could be printed out and done on paper.

It is based mainly on jazz instruments and most of the answers
are found at this Jazz website

Here is the full address:
http://42explore.com/jazz.htm

Picture Gallery 1
Bill Clinton
kenneth edge
charlie parker
john coltrane
Place your cursor lightly over each of these pictures to find out who they are. Then name the jazz instrument they all play.

Picture Gallery 2
woody allen
benny goodman
acker bilk
miles davis
Place your cursor lightly over each of these pictures to find out who they are. Then say which is the odd one out, musically, and why.

Picture Gallery 3
count basie
glenn miler
jelly roll morton
oscar peterson
Place your cursor lightly over each of these pictures to find out who they are. Then say which is the odd one out, musically, and why.


Picture Gallery 4
louis jordan
What instrument does this man play?

[Hint: Same as Sonny Rollins]


Which is the odd one out and why?
Oboe
Trombone
Bassoon
French Horn


Answers

If you print out this page you will find the answers hidden below this black section.

Picture Gallery 1: Saxaphone
Picture Gallery 2: Miles Davis plays trumpet,
not clarinet like the others.
Picture Gallery 3:
Glenn Miller plays trombone, not piano like the others
Picture Gallery 4:
Saxaphone
Odd one out:
Trombone is a jazz instrument


Final Assignment

If you have completed all of the other tasks, well done! Can you now explain what you've learned about Jazz?

  • Name 3 pieces of music with their composers or usual performers.
  • Outline the main features of Jazz. Refer to melody, rhythm, harmony, instruments and styles.
  • Mention a venue in your area where Jazz could be heard.