If the Arkansas jazz crossword puzzle in last week’s issue of the Arkansas Times stumped you, here are the answers:


5. “Treemonisha” composer, Scott JOPLIN


7. Two words, bebop master of “Schoolhouse Rock.” BOBDOROUGH

8. Namesake state for the former gangster hangout on Bathhouse Row, now home to Thursday night jazz. OHIO


9. And his Hot Licks (two words). DANHICKS

10. Bandleader, trumpeter and music store owner David _____. ROSEN


14. Seven-stringed staple at Capital Hotel Bar, first name. TED

15. Louis Jordan & His Tympany ____. FIVE

17. Kavanaugh Boulevard’s jazz mainstay, currently shuttered. AFTERTHOUGHT

19. Formed from the pit of the Arkansas Repertory Theatre orchestra, The ____ Band are regulars at The Lobby Bar. GOAT


20. Saxophonist ___ ______ JR. (two words); inspired an eponymous law. ARTPORTER


1. Late teacher and trumpeter; subject of the film “Keep On Keepin’ On” (two words). CLARKTERRY

2. Rodney Block and the Real Music ______. LOVERS

3. The secret weapon jazz siren of the Rodney Block Collective. BIJOUX

4. The ___ ___ Horns; shares its name with a bridge. BIGDAM

6. This historic hotel is home to sounds from the Stardust Big Band. ARLINGTON

11. Two words; composer Chris Parker’s suite inspired by Melba Patillo memoir. NOTEARS

12. Ballroom inside Taborian Hall, remnant of Little Rock’s historic West Ninth Street. DREAMLAND

13. Two words; Sister Rosetta Tharpe’s place of birth. COTTONPLANT


16. Swing and Big Band revivalists, The Bob ____ Sounds. BOYD

18. Avant-garde tenor saxophonist, Pharoah _______. SANDERS