Rock n Roll
Classical music
Jazz
Pop/hip-hop
R&B
100

this rhythm which was popularized during the R&B era continued to be used in the development of rock, but changed from being "bouncy" to being more straight.

What is the shuffle?

100

this composer continued to compose even though he lost his hearing

who is Beethoven?

100

he played trumpet and sang. He was known for inventing scat singing and his song "What a wonderful world"

Who is Louis Armstrong?

100

this was the NYC borough where hip-hop was first created.

What is the Bronx?

100

the two words that are often shortened to just 2 letters, "R&B"

What is a Rhythm and Blues?

200

this black musician was one of the few early rock musicians who gained the recognition they deserved. He sang, played guitar and had energetic dances.

Who is Chuck Berry?

200

this is a type of work that features extensive stage designs, singing and dramatic stories that end in tragedy

What is Opera?

200

This trumpet player was one of the creators of bebop. He also popularized the mix of jazz and latin music genres called Afro-Cuban, Latin Jazz and Samba. When he played his cheeks puffed up extremely big.

Who is John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie?

200

this is how a rapper interacts with the beats they accent or emphasize while rapping. 

What is the flow?

200

standardized when R&B became popular, this form consist of 12 bars or measures. 

what is 12 bar blues?

300

this band gained massive international popularity because their lyrics were all about love and equality, which resonated with the younger generation of the 1960's.

Who are The Beatles?


300

He was a child prodigy in the classical era

Who is Mozart?
300

This style of jazz features blazing fast speeds, extremely hard melodies and extensive improvisation.

What is Bebop?

300

this is when artists take recordings and reuse them to create new musical ideas. One of the most popular ones is called the "Amen break"

What is sampling?
300

this type of music consist of the pianist playing fast bass lines on the left hand and riffs on the right hand. The bassist also plays a repeating riff.

What is boogie woogie?

400

this instrument went from being an accompanying instrument to being the main melodic and solo instrument. it was invented in 1930s and gained popularity in the 1940s when rock was developed. 


What is the electric guitar?

400
the piano was created during this time period

What is the classical period?

400

This alto saxophonist was one of the creators of bebop. He unfortunately died young because drug abuse.

who is Charlie "Bird" Parker?

400

this person created hip-hop while DJing at his sisters back-to-school house party.

Who is DJ Kool Herc?

400

this rhythm is creates a bouncy and driving feel in the R&B Genre.

What is the shuffle?

500

this invasion was caused by the massive popularity of one specific band, which sparked a movement of progress and dramatically changed the way rock and roll sounded.

What is the "British invasion"?

500

this early form of music consisted of extremely hard musical passages and highlighted soloist

what is the baroque period?

500

He led a jazz big band for more than 50 years. He was given his nickname because of his eloquent speech and formal way of dressing.

Who is Duke Ellington?

500

this is when rappers change which notes they emphasize while rapping. 

What is flipping the flow?

500

he was the first musician under the R&B genre.

Who is Louis Jordan?

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