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Music Theory 201 - Jazz Theory Explored.
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  • 1

    What is this chord? G Bb D F A

  • 2

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

  • 3

    Who was not a jazzman of the Swing Era?

  • 4

    What are “Trading fours?

  • 5

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

  • 6

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

  • 7

    The melodic minor scale works best over which type of chords?

  • 8

    How many notes are in the blues scale?

  • 9

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

  • 10

    Which album brought the concept of modal to a wider audience?

  • 11

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

  • 12

    Jazz began its development in __________.

  • 13

    Which mode includes the following notes? C - D - E - F# - G - A -B - C

  • 14

    Jazz primarily uses triads. True or false?

  • 15

    Dizzy Gillespie was part of the _______ era.

  • 16

    How is the G major 7th notated on a chord chart?

  • 17

    How is a dominant 7th notated on a chord chart?

  • 18

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

  • 19

    In the Dorian mode, the _________.

  • 20

    The comping instruments provide the _________ in a jazz song.

  • 21

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

  • 22

    Which of the following is NOT a characteristics of most jazz music?

  • 23

    The Swing Era was in the ______.

  • 24

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

  • 25

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

Music Theory 201
Jazz Theory Explored
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