Miles Davis: Compositions, Improvisation and Trumpet

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When did Miles Davis master the art of improvisation with his trumpet?

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1. How did Davis' trumpeting style set him apart other legendary trumpet players?

2. What is jazz fusion?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You'll be answering questions dealing with subjects such as musical style, jazz fusion, and different details regarding the life and work of Miles Davis.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz includes questions on:

  • Works of Davis
  • Components of jazz fusion
  • A musical style including improvised/fast-paced harmonies and melodies
  • Details of Davis' life

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Davis' body of work
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding jazz fusion music
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding a musical style with quick, spontaneous harmonies and melodies and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

With our lesson, Miles Davis: Composition, Improvisation and Trumpet, you'll have the opportunity to learn more about Davis. This lesson covers topics such as:

  • Accomplishments of Davis
  • Features of bebop and jazz fusion music
  • Davis' rise to fame
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