Louis Armstrong and Dixieland Jazz

HideShow resource information
When and where was Armstrong born?
August 4th 1901, New Orleans.
1 of 11
What was the first instrument that Armstrong played?
The cornet.
2 of 11
What was Armstrong's nickname and why?
Satchmo because he has a large mouth.
3 of 11
Which two bands did Louis Armstrong run with the word 'Hot' in them?
Hot Five and Hot Seven.
4 of 11
Which was the first band that Louis Armstrong joined where he met Lil Hardin and where was this?
Creole Jazz Band in Chicago.
5 of 11
Which band did Armstrong play in when he moved to New York?
Fletcher Henderson's Band.
6 of 11
Name three songs that Armstrong was famous for.
What a Wonderful World, Hello, Dolly!, and Sittin' in the Sun.
7 of 11
. What was the style of singing called that Armstrong was known for?
Scat singing.
8 of 11
When and where did Armstrong die?
He had a heart attack on July 6th 1971, in Queens NYC.
9 of 11
Name two rhythmic features often found in jazz music.
Swung quavers and syncopation.
10 of 11
What are the main features of Dixieland?
The usual instrumentation is trumpet, clarinet, trombone, piano, drums and banjo. Uses collective improvisation. Each instrument has it's own specific role.
11 of 11

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

What was the first instrument that Armstrong played?

Back

The cornet.

Card 3

Front

What was Armstrong's nickname and why?

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Which two bands did Louis Armstrong run with the word 'Hot' in them?

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Which was the first band that Louis Armstrong joined where he met Lil Hardin and where was this?

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Music resources:

See all Music resources »See all music, louis armstrong, dixieland jazz resources »