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Take this hour's trivia quiz: Big Band - Mixed Questions

A quiz every hour! Over 140 questions in rotation. Recent Scores
1
The Big Bands

Big band leaders were the 'rock stars' of the 1930s and 1940s though less so in subsequent decades. Here are some questions about that era and the musicians who made it memorable.
Average (10 qns)
Rehaberpro
459 plays
2
Strike Up the Band

This quiz will test you on some of the bands and bandleaders from the Big Band era, with photo clues to help.
Easy (10 qns)
rossian
381 plays
3
The Most Popular Big Band Hits

This quiz will focus on THE biggest of big band hits from 1934 to 1945. Ten different big bands from Les Brown to Artie Shaw, their biggest hits based on the charts of the day. Lots of clues to help you along!
Tough (10 qns)
maddogrick16
990 plays
4
Big Band Showdown

Hop in the Wayback Machine and see if you can match some of the big bands of the 1930s and '40s with their signature songs. Note that most of the names would be appended with "& His Orchestra" and some of the songs were not the band's original themes.
Average (10 qns)
CmdrK
Jan 08 17
195 plays
5
"In the Mood" to "Sing, Sing, Sing"

The Big Band era produced some of the finest jazz music since the creation of the genre, in my opinion. Here are a few of my favourites, in no particular order.
Easy (10 qns)
reedy
468 plays
6
Big Bands of Yesteryear

This quiz is for those who remember and appreciate the Big Band era of the 20s, 30s and 40s.
Average (15 qns)
Pick61
288 plays
7
Big Band Hits

The biggest hits of the big band era. Can you name the musician who made the song famous?
Average (10 qns)
Artlara98
189 plays
8
Memorable Moments With The Glenn Miller Orchestra

The Glenn Miller Orchestra was one of the best-selling swing bands of the World War II era and had a number of hits that are still popular today. Put on your dancing shoes and see how well you know these popular music makers of yore.
Average (10 qns)
darrellcdow
264 plays
9
Glenn Miller

Glenn Miller's orchestra had a tremendous influence on the music of the 1940's and much of it lives on today. How much do you know about this icon?
Average (10 qns)
janslam
351 plays
10
Big Bands "B"

Here is another quiz in the big bands series. Let's go back a few years. Good luck.
Tough (10 qns)
steiny1
408 plays
11
Big Bands

Every Big Band had their own theme song. In this quiz, a theme song is named and all you have to do is identify the band leader associated with it.
Average (10 qns)
billfay
1341 plays
12
Big Band Leaders

Let's go back to the oldies but goodies.
Tough (5 qns)
steiny1
801 plays
13
Big Bands "M"

Here are some questions about the big bands.They all have something to do with bands starting with the letter "M". Good luck.
Difficult (10 qns)
steiny1
366 plays
14
Big Bands"A"

This is my second quiz on big bands. Good luck and enjoy.
Very Difficult (10 qns)
steiny1
321 plays
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