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Number of steps in the main Tango dance step figure
Tango began moving to downtown cafes while gaining acceptance outside Argentina during what time period?
Whose cover of 'houd dog' changed the meaning entirely; much more succesful
This man (and his band) are often credited with the rise of swing
A short, recurrent melodic or rhythmic phrase; hallmark of swing
_______ism is the name for the aspect of Hip Hop associated with music technology; term for scratching and mixing music
Term for the rap lyricist and performer
Term for a persian flute used in Brown's imrpovisation of Far East Suite
This music has a rhythmic drive; drum pattern that involves playing the bass drum pedal on all 4 beats of a measure and a regular tapping pattern
True or False? The thriller music video was meant to promote the album?
In the Bay Area, Asian American jazz had a giant cultural and political movement in this time period
What/who represents the fourth circle of Powwow?
In 1991, Judge Kevin Thomas Duffy equated sampling to _____
This man founded and directed a hella big Asian American Jazz Orchestra
Name of a political activist in Asian Jazz performance culture who played the Saxophone
True or False? True or False? Being nerdy was a stereotypical attribute of Asian Americans that clashed with their status as Jazz performers
Term in hip hop defined as rhythmic sound collages: Isolated breaks from popular records and mixed them into the middle of other dance records.
A large theme in Jashen's lecture on musical theater was the ________ of culture; use of cultural stereotypes to make a hip and grungy product
The time period of 1935-1945 was very important to swing in that the style became a symbol of _______
Grandmaster flash refined what technique used in Hip Hop
The Asian American Jazz song Butterfly Lovers Song was based off of this type of old tune
Name for the visual aspect of Hip Hop
True or False? De La Soul paid 142,000.00 per second of “You Showed me”
True or false? The Bandoneon was used in powwow.
These singers represent the third circle of a Powwow gathering
During the Avant-Garde phase of tango, this composer revived the music with the sextet. (spelling is tricky, first name Astor)
Name for the vocal aspect of Hip Hop
DefinitionAnswer
During the 1920s-1950s, the Tango-Song emerged. What is the name of this age?
These singers represent the second circle of Powwow
The following is considered the center of a tribal circle (first circle), placed in the center
Certain potential hit albums were _____ promoted
The second wave of tango occured during what time period? (think exoticism)
Duke Ellington & Billy Staryhorn recorded this song as a multicultural experience
Name of Michael Jackson's most successful album
Term first used as a verb for the fluid, rocking rhythmic momentum created in playing
True or false? Swing emphasizes guitar riffs.
What type of rhythmic progession was a primary characteristic of Tango music?
Who originally performed 'aint that a shame'
Which rap group was brought to the Supreme Court when charged for stealing from the rock single 'Oh, Pretty Woman'
Term for the use of bits of pre-existing music or found sounds to manipulate and recontextualize
True or False? The Judges in Biz Markey x Gilbert Sullivan ruled that sampling was totally legal and cool
This song by Sugarhill Gang ushered in success for many Hip Hop singles by New York artists
Name for the type of movement/dance that is a major aspect of Hip Hop
Brown's treatment of Far East Suite was meant to evoke a ______ point of view
Name of musical that was based off of an African American southern horror
True or False? Afrika Bambataa defined hip hop further with his use of electronic sound?
A rhythmic drive is often created by a _____ bass line
Hip-Hop originiated in what part of New York City?
True or false? Swing emphasizes horn riffs.
Which one of these men was not a founder of Asian Improv Records: Paul Yamada, pianist Jon Jang, guitarist Fred Ho, or saxophonist Francis Wong?
The mid _____'s (time period) saw a rapid acceleration of rap’s movement into the popular mainstream.
Name the four key terms used in Jashen's lecture to describe musical theater (first word is E____, second word is E____, third word is A_____, fourth word is T_____)
Irene and Vernon Castle were famous Tango-dance performers. Where did this couple perform?
Name for song text syllables that are not linguistically meaningful
DefinitionAnswer
Term for the rhetorical strategy used in Hip Hop lyrics; slang and boasting force the listener to interpret implicit criticism of THE STRUGGLE
Name of musical with the controversial song 'Everyone's a Little Bit Racist'
True or false? The second circle of a Powwow gathering is responsible for supplying the heartbeat
In what time period was there a significant drop in record sales?
Who is considered the voice of a Powwow gatherings?
Which of the following does not make a good Powow singer: Stamina, beauty, inspiration or memory?
DJ ____ _____ was the man who set the blueprint for emceeing in Hip Hop using Jamaicain toasting rituals
Who scovered both 'aint that a shame' and 'tutti frutti'?
Rock n Roll was meant to appeal this generation
Who originally performed 'hound dog'?
True or False? Being masculine was a stereotypical attribute of Asian Americans that clashed with their status as Jazz performers
a high-pitched piercing tongue trill used in the Plains signing style (spelling)
True or false? The Bandoneon was used in tango.
During the Golden Age of tango, who was the most influential performer?
Tango originated in poor neighborhoods of Buenos Aires and Montevideo during what time period?
'Flow' and rupture refers to what aspect of the sound of Hip Hop?
What television station had a major effect on the creation of 'rock stars'?
Jazz is typically (and stereotypically) believed to be created by ____ people and _____ people (if you don't get this at first, try switching the order of your answers)
Who originally performed 'Tutti Frutti'?
What is an Aerophone Invented in Germany mid 1800s that was Intended for Religious Music
True or false? Music videos were originally created to promote an artist or their album?
The Avant-Garde phase of tango occurred during what time period?
What type of Jazz developed in the 1920s-1930s, paving the way for swing music?
Is the following a common use of a riff? As a continuous supporting texture underneath a soloist (yes/no)
Who was considered the 'King of Swing'? Used many of Fletcher's arrangments, but added a smoothness.
The following instruments were the typical ensemble for ______: 2 violins, 2 bandoneones, piano and a bass

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