More Jazz Nicknames, Round 2

There are a number of jazz musicians who had unusual nicknames - in each grouping below, there are three real nicknames of jazz musicians, and one fake nickname - can you pick which name is the imposter in each set?


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Click the circle next to the name that you think is a fake jazz nickname. There are indeed some unusual nicknames in here, but keep in mind that three out of four from each group are real jazz musician nicknames.

Group #1:
  • Big Gate Teagarden
  • Mister Five-by-Five
  • Jumping Joe Jiggles
  • Sweets Edison


Group #2:
  • The Prince of Darkness
  • Yardbird
  • Dizzy Gillespie
  • Da Bone Dillingham


Group #3:
  • Lady Day
  • Sackmouth Smith
  • Bags Jackson
  • Jelly Roll Morton


Group #4:
  • Tricky Sam
  • Fathead Newman
  • Slick Noggin Navarro
  • Gatemouth Brown


Group #5:
  • Boo Boo Crickets
  • Satchmo
  • Cootie Williams
  • Fatha Hines


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Correct answers (the nicknames which were the fakes):

Jazz Musicians Big Gate Teagarden, Miles Davis, Jelly Roll Morton, and Fathead Newman

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