Jazz Quiz Questions and Answers
- Which London Jazz Club opened in a basement in Gerrard Street, Soho, in October 1959?
- Which jazz musician was the first British artist to have a No. 1 single in the United States in the era of the modern Billboard Hot 100 pop charts?
- What was the nickname of Louis Armstrong?
- How was Ferdinand Joseph LaMothe professionally known?
- In which American city does jazz have its origins?
- Which American bandleader and jazz clarinetist was known as the 'King of Swing'?
- Which English jazz-pop singer married former model Sophie Dahl in 2010?
- Name the only female performer to have received Grammy nominations in the jazz, classical and popular music categories?
- 'Lady Sings the Blues' is an album by which American jazz vocalist?
- Which instrument was Count Basie famous for playing?
- An alto flute solo by jazz musician Bud Shank is famous in the mid section of which well known song?
- Which 1924 musical composition by George Gershwin combines elements of classical music with jazz-influenced effects?
- Which instrument do you associate with Artie Shaw, Pete Fountain and jazz fan Woody Allen?
- Which New York City jazz night club was located on 142nd Street and Lenox Avenue, Harlem, from 1923 to 1935?
- Which decade in the 20th century was known as the 'Jazz Age'?
- Who portrays American jazz musician Chet Baker in the 2015 film Born to Be Blue?
- Who has had more number-one albums than any other artist in US jazz chart history?
- Miles Davis was famous for playing which instrument?
- Ronnie Scott's
- Acker Bilk (with 1962's 'Stranger on the Shore')
- Satchmo or Satch (which were short for Satchelmouth; he was also sometimes known as 'Pops')
- Jelly Roll Morton
- New Orleans
- Benny Goodman
- Jamie Cullum
- Cleo Laine
- Billie Holiday
- The piano
- California Dreamin' (by The Mamas & the Papas)
- Rhapsody in Blue
- The Cotton Club
- Ethan Hawke
- Harry Connick Jr.
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