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15 Big Band quizzes and 150 Big Band trivia questions.
  Band Leaders and Their Signature Tunes    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Every big band leader had their own theme song. In this quiz match the name of the band leader with the song they're most associated with.
Average, 10 Qns, Stoaty, Nov 02 23
Stoaty gold member
Nov 02 23
161 plays
In the Mood to Sing Sing Sing
  "In the Mood" to "Sing, Sing, Sing"   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
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.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, reedy, Feb 03 16
Very Easy
reedy gold member
913 plays
Strike Up the Band
  Strike Up the Band   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
This quiz will test you on some of the bands and bandleaders from the Big Band era, with photo clues to help.
Easier, 10 Qns, rossian, Jan 30 16
rossian editor
600 plays
  Big Band Showdown   best quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
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 09 17
CmdrK gold member
256 plays
  The Big Bands   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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, Aug 21 15
640 plays
  The Most Popular Big Band Hits   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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!
Average, 10 Qns, maddogrick16, Jun 14 23
maddogrick16 gold member
Jun 14 23
1494 plays
  Classic Big Band Theme Songs   top quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Match some of these classic big bands to their theme songs. (some facts gleaned from the book "The Big Bands" by George T. Simon and "The Big Band Almanac" by Leo Walker)
Average, 10 Qns, debodun, Feb 23 20
Feb 23 20
129 plays
  Big Bands of Yesteryear   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
This quiz is for those who remember and appreciate the Big Band era of the 20s, 30s and 40s.
Average, 15 Qns, Pick61, Jun 14 23
Jun 14 23
352 plays
  Memorable Moments With The Glenn Miller Orchestra   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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, May 31 22
May 31 22
313 plays
  Glenn Miller   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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, Aug 23 10
442 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Glenn Miller co-wrote "Room 1411" with which other famous big band leader?

From Quiz "Glenn Miller"

  Big Bands "B"    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here is another quiz in the big bands series. Let's go back a few years. Good luck.
Tough, 10 Qns, steiny1, Aug 15 15
450 plays
  Big Band Hits   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The biggest hits of the big band era. Can you name the musician who made the song famous?
Average, 10 Qns, Artlara98, Nov 10 14
245 plays
  Big Bands "M"    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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, Mar 14 13
402 plays
  Big Bands"A"    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is my second quiz on big bands. Good luck and enjoy.
Difficult, 10 Qns, steiny1, Jul 19 06
356 plays
  Big Band Leaders    
Multiple Choice
 5 Qns
Let's go back to the oldies but goodies.
Tough, 5 Qns, steiny1, Jul 19 06
841 plays
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