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Philly Jazz Quiz #1


So, you want to take the Philadelphia Jazz Quiz Challenge.

Lets see if you can answer all of the questions correctly ... Good luck!


1. John Coltrane's most influential Philadelphia music teacher was....
Igor Gladisch
Duke Ellington
Dennis Sandole
Miles Davis


2. Which legendary Jazz bassist is not from Philadelphia?
Christian McBride
Alphonso Johnson
Dave Holland
Jimmy Garrison


3. Composer/pianist, Tadd Dameron had a profound impact on which Philadelphia drummer?
Sunny Murray
Philly Joe Jones
Edgar Bateman

Justin Faulkner

4. In what year did Sun Ra move his Arkestra featuring John Gilmore and Marshall Allen to Philadelphia?
1980
1959
1970
1968


5. Although Saxophonist, Grover Washington Jr will always remain a Philadelphia treasure, in which city was he actually born?
Boston
Buffalo
Camden

Detroit


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The stuff McCoy Tyner did was earth-shattering for me. The modal thing, the way he voiced chords in fourths, the way he used the pentatonic scale -- all those things were very new.
Kenny Barron

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