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Jazz Music Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why did Duke Ellington refer to his style of jazz as 'American music'?

Question 2 2. What was the Harlem Renaissance?

Question 3 3. How is swing defined in jazz music?

Question 4 4. Which of these is NOT a definition of jazz music?

Question 5 5. Which ethnic group developed the basic rhythms of jazz music?

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Question 6 6. What is a Big Band?

Question 7 7. Why did Duke Ellington compose many songs that were only three minutes long?

Question 8 8. How did Duke Ellington first become known as an accomplished pianist?

Question 9 9. Which of these is NOT an actual accepted style of jazz music?

Question 10 10. How does syncopation work?

Jazz Music Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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