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7 grade

posted Jan 23, 2017, 9:22 AM by Asta Narmontaite
Music listening list;

GEORGE GERSHWIN
Rhapsody in Blue
American in Paris
Summertime from "Porgy and Bess"

BENNY GOODMAN
Sing Sing Sing

LOUIS ARMSTRONG
La vie en rose

COLE PORTER
Always true to my Fashion from "Kiss me, Kate"

All music can be found on YouTube.  You will need to recognize those pieces, know the name of the piece and the composer.

Questions to study by Monday, February 6th

What had a tremendous affect on Jazz music in 1917?
One of the most important aspects of New Orleans Dixieland Jazz style.
Who was the leader of The hot five and The Hot Seven?
What piece of music is George Gershwin best known for?
Name two works by Gershwin intended for the stage.
What was unusual about Porgy and Bess?
What was Cole Porter's most successful musical?
In what city was the Swing Era most prevalent? Why?
What instrument became an instant member of the rhythm section in Swing style?
What city was no longer the major Jazz city of America?
List one of the big band leaders that featured black performers, and one of the white band leaders. 




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