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Music Theory 201 - Jazz Theory Explored.
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  • 1

    On which beats should you snap your fingers when listening to jazz?

  • 2

    How many notes are in the blues scale?

  • 3

    The comping instruments provide the _________ in a jazz song.

  • 4

    Jazz began its development in __________.

  • 5

    What type of music blends elements of rock music with jazz improvisation?

  • 6

    Which of the following is not a mode of the major scale?

  • 7

    West Coast Jazz is another way to describe _______.

  • 8

    What is the difference between a minor 7th chord and a half-diminished 7th chord?

  • 9

    A G▵ chord is the same as a G7 chord. True or false?

  • 10

    The __________ provide a lot of the notes that we need to work over chords with altered notes.

  • 11

    In jazz, the melody is referred as the head. True or false?

  • 12

    Which mode is associated with major 7th #11 chords?

  • 13

    Jazz primarily uses triads. True or false?

  • 14

    How is a half-diminished 7th notated on a chord chart?

  • 15

    What is this scale? C - D - E - G - A

  • 16

    What is the difference between a major 7th chord and a dominant 7th chord?

  • 17

    The Swing Era was in the ______.

  • 18

    What are “Trading fours?

  • 19

    Dizzy Gillespie was part of the _______ era.

  • 20

    In jazz, the kick and snare provide the backbone of the beat by playing on the stronger beats. True or false?

  • 21

    Which of the following has the same note as the E phrygian mode?

  • 22

    A series of chords which lead into the next section or repetition of a song is called ___________.

  • 23

    What is the C Major Pentatonic Scale?

  • 24

    The C whole tone scale contains the same note as the D whole note scale. True or false?

  • 25

    Who was not a jazzman of the Swing Era?

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Jazz Theory Explored
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