MUJZ 419 Final Exam Review Part I

MUJZ 419 Final Exam Review Part I - MUJZ 419 Final Exam...

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MUJZ 419 Final Exam Review (Part I) A. Questions on swing music. 1. Goodman helped to breakdown national attitudes towards segregation by being “color-blind” when hiring people into his band. He did not have the first integrated band by the had the most prominent one. 2. The greatest pianist of the swing era was Count Basie because he used a technique of sparseness in which the piano stopped shouting and started to talk. 3. Kansas was an important place for jazz because of its location and it was run by Tom Pendergast who allowed anything to happen during the 20s and 30s (drinking, gambling, prostitution). 4. 52 nd Street in Manhattan was a hot spot for jazz from the 20s to the 1960 because there was an abundance of jazz clubs in the area and artists like Charlie Parker, Billie Holiday, Dizzy Gillespie, and Thelonious Monk frequented the clubs. 5. The 21 st Amendment repealed prohibition and it mixed effects on jazz. The speakeasies that sold liquor became legitimate, but at the same time people could drink at
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