How was the music of West Side Story different from the music of earlier musicals?
Who is considered jazz music’s greatest composer?
What new styles of jazz evolved after the 1960s? Name and briefly describe 3.
Who was the “first great jazz soloist” and how was his playing different from other musicians?
What are 2 differences between a song interpreter and a crooner?
How did Oklahoma and West Side Story use dance differently than earlier shows?
How was Billie Holiday’s style of singing unique and how did she influence singers that came after her?
How was musical theater affected by the rise of rock music as the predominant pop style of music after 1960?
Where did jazz start and how did it move from being a regional music to being a national music?
Compare the instrumentation of a New Orleans jazz band to that of a swing band. 3 ways similar and 3 ways they are different.
What are the three reasons for a song in a musical?
What three technological advances changed the accessibility of popular music for the general public in the 1920s? Briefly, explain how each changed the way people heard music.
Who were the players responsible for the start of bebop and why did they want a new form of jazz? Give three reasons. ( These can be musical and/or social reasons)
How did jazz change after the 1960s and the rise of rock?
How did the use of amplification change the way that a vocalist could approach a song?