Daily Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers (02-01-2024)

Question 1: Who is this famous jazz musician?

  • Dizzy Gillespie
  • Louis Armstrong
  • Miles Davis

Correct Answer: Dizzy Gillespie

Fact: John Birks 'Dizzy' Gillespie performed at the Monterey Jazz Festival at least 31 times; he's pictured here in 1990. Sometimes he played despite not being scheduled to perform. Immediately recognizable by his puffed cheeks, Gillespie was a true ambassador for jazz, and his legacy lives on each year at Monterey at the Dizzy's Den stage.

Question 2: Dizzy Gillespie was a leader in what type of jazz?

  • Bebop
  • Swing
  • Free jazz

Correct Answer: Bebop

Fact: Bebop jazz emerged in the early-to-mid 1940s in New York City. Often described as the first modern form of jazz, it took the swing music of the 1930s, cranked up the speed, and added large amounts of solo improvisation.

Question 3: Which record label was founded by Berry Gordy Jr. in Detroit?

  • Motown
  • Def Jam
  • Stax

Correct Answer: Motown

Fact: Detroit's Motown Records was filled with chart-topping artists including Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, the Temptations, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Marvin Gaye, the Jackson 5, and Gladys Knight and the Pips. The label redefined the sound of pop music and was one of the most successful black-owned businesses of the 60s and 70s.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.