Magazine article IAJRC Journal

Big Band Quiz

Magazine article IAJRC Journal

Big Band Quiz

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1. In 1942, RKO came out with a movie titled "Sing your worries away". It featured one of the big bands. Name the band.

2. Paramount Pictures came out with "The Big Broadcast of 1938" that starred Bob Hope. Name the big band that appeared in the movie.

3. Vocalist Lena Home was featured in MGM's movie of 1943, titled "Cabin in the Sky". Name the band that also played in this movie.

4. Can you identify who "Delta Rhythm Boys" were?

5. "Broadway Rhythm" was a movie produced by MGM in 1944 that featured singers Ginny Simms and Lena Horne. Name the orchestra in the show.

6. Lucille Ball starred in MGM's "Best Foot Forward" in 1943 and the show included one of the great bands of that era. Band?

7. This man played viola in a symphony orchestra in Denver and San Francisco and then became a leader of a well known jazz orchestra. Name him.

8. This famous guitarist was born as Salvatore Massaro, in 1904. He died in 1933 at age 28. What was his professional name? …

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