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58 Jazz quizzes and 812 Jazz trivia questions.
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  Great Ladies of Jazz best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The ten women in this quiz have dazzled us with their talent over many years. I hope this quiz brings back some good memories, or inspires you to seek out their music.
Easier, 10 Qns, robbieh, Nov 15 09
Easier
robbieh
1279 plays
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  Jazz Styles best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
A quiz on the major movements of America's music.
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Feb 03 09
Average
stuthehistoryguy gold member
1156 plays
3.
  Jazz Musicians popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Jazz started in the late 19th century, and was a major influence on American popular music through the 20th century. Here are some questions about famous jazz musicians.
Easier, 10 Qns, ertrum, Feb 26 22
Easier
ertrum gold member
Feb 26 22
157 plays
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  Let There Bebop great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Bebop was a revolution that placed strong emphasis on improvisation and would serve to broaden the Jazz horizon. This quiz endeavours to identify what Bebop is, the influence it has exerted and those who influenced it.
Average, 10 Qns, pollucci19, Sep 04 11
Average
pollucci19 gold member
474 plays
5.
  What I Learned in Jazzercise great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
What I learned in Jazzercise is that there have been many famous Jazz singers and musicians throughout history. While their gender, race, and sounds have differed they have all added their own flavor to this distinctive style of music.
Easier, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Aug 09 14
Easier
dcpddc478
536 plays
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  Jazz Vocalists: Part 1 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
A quiz covering jazz singers, both ladies and gentlemen. If you love jazz singers, this should be a breeze.
Average, 10 Qns, wmshipman, Oct 23 11
Average
wmshipman
1413 plays
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  Song by Song: "Strange Fruit" popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Mojo magazine rated "Strange Fruit" the seventh greatest song of all time (in its August 2000 issue). Learn a bit more about this song.
Average, 10 Qns, skylarb, Mar 06 22
Average
skylarb gold member
Mar 06 22
249 plays
8.
  Legendary Sax Players great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz covers many of my own biggest influences as a sax player, a list that I consider a virtual "Who's-Who" of great saxophone players.
Average, 10 Qns, ben3, Nov 04 21
Average
ben3
Nov 04 21
1084 plays
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  Questions on All That Jazz popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The following musicians are all associated with jazz music. How many do you know?
Easier, 10 Qns, nmerr, May 31 22
Easier
nmerr gold member
May 31 22
364 plays
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  10 All That Jazz Questions great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Jazz is truly an art form. Here are some jazz artists that in various ways contributed to the mystique of this genre and that have a personalized memory for me.
Average, 10 Qns, Rehaberpro, Feb 06 18
Average
Rehaberpro
Feb 06 18
770 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Bebop popularised a singing fad that vocalised lyrics written for a previously recorded solo. By what name did this vocalisation come to be called?

From Quiz "Let There Bebop"




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  Jazz History 2 popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
I love Jazz. For an artform with less than 100 years of recorded history, there sure is a lot of material for a quiz like this.
Average, 10 Qns, jim_in_oz, Jun 12 07
Average
jim_in_oz gold member
1193 plays
12.
  Jazz Vocalists: Part II top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
I covered some great jazz vocalists on the last quiz, and this one covers many of the big names I missed . . .
Average, 10 Qns, wmshipman, Feb 05 17
Average
wmshipman
Feb 05 17
654 plays
13.
  Little Black Project: Jet Jazz popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Can we write ten quizzes on one single colour? Yes we can, we already did. But here's another grand offering by Team Blue. This instalment deals with jazz music with a black touch.
Average, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Jun 29 19
Average
JanIQ gold member
Jun 29 19
135 plays
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  Monk best quiz - 15 questions - 3 mins
No, this quiz isn't about USA Network's obsessive-compulsive cop, but about one of jazz's greatest pianist-composers, Thelonious Monk.
Average, 15 Qns, tjoebigham, May 06 20
Average
tjoebigham
May 06 20
551 plays
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  Avant-Garde Jazz Musicians best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
This test will hopefully be challenging to jazz experts and neophytes alike. The answers are just a few of my favorite artists in the endless field of jazz greats.
Average, 10 Qns, unearth, Nov 03 17
Average
unearth
Nov 03 17
791 plays
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  Jazz Guitarists: An Overview best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
A brief quiz covering 60 years worth of wonderful jazz guitarists. How many can you identify?
Tough, 10 Qns, wmshipman, Feb 06 18
Tough
wmshipman
Feb 06 18
676 plays
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  Nicknames for Jazz Legends top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
It seems one isn't 'hip' enough if they don't have a nickname in the industry. This quiz contains clues about musicians - from there you must guess their name or nickname! Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, paulmkarandos, May 20 12
Average
paulmkarandos
367 plays
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  Some MORE Great Jazz Artists great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Here are some more questions about a few of your favorite jazz musicians! If you love jazz, read on . . .
Average, 10 Qns, wmshipman, May 17 20
Average
wmshipman
May 17 20
478 plays
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  Jazz Giants - 10 questions - 3 mins
If you dig the great jazz giants, this quiz is for you,cat!
Average, 10 Qns, tjoebigham, Dec 12 17
Average
tjoebigham
Dec 12 17
2346 plays
20.
  A Little Jazz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Learn a little about jazz
Average, 10 Qns, helvet, May 12 06
Average
helvet
1902 plays
21.
  Jazz History - 10 questions - 4 mins
Do you like to swing? Then come on in you hep cats and take my Jazz quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, jim_in_oz, Jan 09 07
Average
jim_in_oz gold member
1494 plays
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  Some Great Jazz Artists - 10 questions - 4 mins
A quiz covering an array of jazz legends: from vocals to piano. Stroll through my jazz favorites with me.
Average, 10 Qns, wmshipman, Oct 03 05
Average
wmshipman
640 plays
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  A Review of the History of Jazz 2 popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
The first "Review of the History of Jazz" quiz only reflected jazz history through the Swing Era. This quiz will begin there, and go beyond! Have Fun!
Average, 10 Qns, Bartok1, Oct 11 15
Average
Bartok1
467 plays
24.
  Watch Your Tenor - 10 questions - 5 mins
The tenor saxophone is a very important instrument in jazz, blues, and rock. This is a quiz on ten great jazz tenor saxophonists.
Tough, 10 Qns, LeaRock, Mar 18 21
Tough
LeaRock
Mar 18 21
113 plays
25.
  More Jazz Giants - 15 questions - 4 mins
OK, cats, here's some more jazz trivia for ya!
Average, 15 Qns, tjoebigham, Oct 29 12
Average
tjoebigham
1631 plays
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  Jazz Guitar Legends: Joe Pass great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz focuses on the life and music of jazz guitar legend Joe Pass.
Average, 10 Qns, wmshipman, May 06 04
Average
wmshipman
252 plays
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  Jazz Guitar Legends: Wes Montgomery great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is a quiz about the life and music of jazz guitarist Wes Montgomery.
Tough, 10 Qns, wmshipman, Feb 12 18
Tough
wmshipman
Feb 12 18
320 plays
28.
  Jazz for Jazz people - 10 questions - 6 mins
This is a medium-easy quiz for anyone who loves jazz.
Difficult, 10 Qns, jeebus_b, Sep 13 17
Difficult
jeebus_b
Sep 13 17
1401 plays
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  The Great Pianists popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 6 mins
A quiz dealing with the jazz musicians who made the piano sing and ring.
Tough, 15 Qns, YouAreJunk, Aug 20 09
Tough
YouAreJunk
362 plays
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  Scott Joplin, "The King of Ragtime" - 10 questions - 4 mins
Joplin was much more than "The Entertainer" of his day. How much do you know about his life and music? Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, jaike, Jul 19 06
Average
jaike
296 plays
31.
  A Review of the History of Jazz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Here are ten questions that relate to the history of jazz. Please enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, Bartok1, Mar 28 17
Average
Bartok1
Mar 28 17
509 plays
32.
  British Jazz top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
There seems to be a lack of classical British jazz on the pages. Hopefully these will ring a few chords.
Average, 10 Qns, baea, May 13 09
Average
baea
285 plays
33.
  Jazz Guitar Legends: Kenny Burrell popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
This is a quiz about the life and music of jazz guitarist Kenny Burrell.
Tough, 10 Qns, wmshipman, May 03 04
Tough
wmshipman
186 plays
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  Jazz Nicknames - 20 questions - 4 mins
Often famous musicians are as colorful as the music they play. Match the nickname with the correct player.
Average, 20 Qns, cjbjrb11, Feb 03 08
Average
cjbjrb11
1806 plays
35.
  The Night is Dark and Full of Jazz Tunes - 10 questions - 4 mins
Welcome to the show. Tonight 's gig includes standards with a nocturnal title. Enjoy.
Average, 10 Qns, zordy, Mar 05 19
Average
zordy gold member
Mar 05 19
112 plays
36.
  Before Their Time - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is dedicated to the great jazz musicians who died well before their time. You must guess what took their lives. Morbid maybe, but interesting nonetheless... No obscure musicians - all prominent figures in the field of jazz/swing.
Average, 10 Qns, paulmkarandos, May 19 12
Average
paulmkarandos
236 plays
37.
  Jazz From Yesteryear to Yesterday great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
This quiz will span from early jazz to recent wonders. Good luck.
Difficult, 10 Qns, jeebus_b, Oct 23 21
Difficult
jeebus_b
Oct 23 21
658 plays
38.
  Classic Jazz - 10 questions - 5 mins
See if you know the answers to these questions about the golden age of jazz.
Tough, 10 Qns, MsPrez, Jun 08 07
Tough
MsPrez
901 plays
39.
  Fusion Jazz Groups - 10 questions - 5 mins
My love for this American Music has prompted me to create this quiz. If you know anything about Fusion or Contemporary jazz then this is the test for you. However, it will be challenging so put on your thinking cap.
Tough, 10 Qns, JazzCat_61, May 19 18
Tough
JazzCat_61
May 19 18
150 plays
40.
  'A Great Day In Harlem' - 10 questions - 6 mins
Jean Bach's documentary about a famous photograph of jazz greats in Harlem was an Oscar nominee.
Difficult, 10 Qns, tjoebigham, Nov 16 13
Difficult
tjoebigham
411 plays
41.
  The World of Jazz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Many of the references are from the book "The World of Jazz" by Rodney Dale, a truly great book about the Jazz Greats.
Tough, 10 Qns, graz1, Feb 02 08
Tough
graz1
714 plays
42.
  Warning: I'm Partial to Free-Jazz... - 15 questions - 12 mins
I'm going to try and create a new quiz. Hopefully my brain will not conspire against me! Most of these will be of the "here's the artist, choose the album/track" variety. Over the rainbow we go...
Difficult, 15 Qns, UglyPancake, Jan 21 20
Difficult
UglyPancake
Jan 21 20
84 plays
43.
  Jazz On A Summer's Day - 10 questions - 6 mins
'Jazz On A Summer's Day' : about the 1958 documentary that's probably the best on jazz before Ken Burns'.
Difficult, 10 Qns, tjoebigham, Aug 12 09
Difficult
tjoebigham
393 plays
44.
  Jazz Instruments - 10 questions - 5 mins
I'll give you the name of a famous jazz personality, name the instrument the person is BEST known for.
Average, 10 Qns, Phoenix3000, Apr 27 12
Average
Phoenix3000
1569 plays
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