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Chick Corea Band – True•What is a traditional Indian stringed instrument? – Sitar•Guitarist John McLaughlin formed a group called Weather Report – False•John McLaughlin formed an acoustic fusion group called Shakti which is very rooted in African-American musical traditions – False•The fusion group Weather Report recorded “Rockin’ in Rhythm”, a Duke Ellington big band composition from the 1930’s, giving it their own unique treatment – True•A traditional Indian hand Drum is known as ___ - Tabla•Herbie Hancock’s instrumental hit ___ in the 80’s was an MTV award winner – Rocket or Rockit•In ___ Miles Davis recorded his Filles De Kilimanjaro album with the quintet featuring Shorter, Carter, Hancock and Williams – 1967•Chick Corea became known for his use of the Fender Benders electric piano – False•What year did Weather Report break up? – 1980•The early 70’s fusion groups of flutist Herbie Mann and guitarist Larry Coryell also contribute to the Fusion Jazz scene – True•Herbie Hancock’s group was called the Headhunters – True•The Brecker Brothers were known as the “___” horn players, meaning the best in the business, for much of the recording studio work of the day – First Call•Pat Matheny attended and taught at the Berklee College of Music in Boston at what age – 17•Herbie Hancock’s song “Chameleon” made the Headhunters well known and led to successful concert tours. – True•Keyboardist and composer Joe Zawinul was a major ___ and ___ to Miles Davis’ “In a Silent Way” recording – Collaborator and contributor•In 1976, bassist Jaco Pastorius joined Weather Report – True•Pat Methany’s first solo album was called “Big Band Life” – False•The Wayne Shorter group, with Bassist John Pattitucci, pianist Danilo Perez, and drummer Brian Blade form a group that is one of the most accomplished and masterful jazz groups performing today. – True•Chick Corea put a group together called ___ - Return to Forever•Weather Report was referred to in the media as the “Jazz group of the future”. – True•Jazz Fusion combined Jazz artistic and improvisatory sensibilities with the electric instruments and groove based beat patterns of rock and funk music. – True•The Mahavishnu Orchestra is probably the most rock influenced of the 70’s fusion groups. – True•What are the Brecker Brothers first names – Michael and Randy•Weather Report was one of the most influential fusion groups of the century – True•Chick Corea plays the piano and electric keyboards. – True•Singer Flora Purim, known for her work with Chick Corea, is from ___ - Brazil•The Brecker Brothers music was a modern take on fusion music, using slick, funky grooves and
jazz based horn lines. – True•What is the name of Joe Zawinul’s band, formed after Weather Report? – Zawinul Syndicate
Test 10•Some traditional jazz groups made a living touring and performing on college campuses in the 70s and 80s. – True