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Ella Fitzgerald: Songs, Improvisational Style & Vocal Phrasing

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Which of these title was not used for Ella Fitzgerald?

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1. What is the Great American Songbook?

2. In music, what is the term for the way that singers group lyrics and notes through things like breathing, emphasizing certain syllables, and altering pitches?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Ella Fitzgerald was an American jazz singer of the mid-20th century, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of her. You'll be assessed on your understanding of the work of Ella Fitzgerald and related vocabulary terms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • The Great American Songbook
  • Ella Fitzgerald's many accolades
  • Key jazz terms and styles

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related music lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Fitzgerald's use of scat
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about jazz's pitch alterations and syllable emphasis

Additional Learning

To learn more about music, review the accompanying lesson on Ella Fitzgerald: Songs, Improvisational Style & Vocal Phrasing. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about Fitzgerald's signature skills
  • Understand styles and techniques of jazz vocals
  • Know Ella Fitzgerald's impressive recording history
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