Q: What is the name of the city that was planned and partly laid out by Major Pierre Charles L'Enfant, a French engineer, in the late 1700s? And, who the city was named after?
A: Washington, D.C. With Washington being named after our first President, George Washington, and the district being named after Christopher Columbus.
Q: Which jewel is perceived as a symbol of success?
A: The birthstone for May, the emerald, is perceived as a symbol of success. Even more than the diamond, this jewel has been a favorite of emperors and kings.
Q: Joe Zawinul and Wayne Shorter were the leader and co leader of Weather Report which they formed in 1970. They are also alums of what jazz great who was one of the first to play Jazz Fusion?
A: Miles Davis. Joe Zawinul and Wayne Shorter worked with Miles Davis in the late 1960's. They formed Weather Report in 1970 and disbanded in 1987. Sadly Joe Zawinul passed away in September 11, 2007.
Q: On Aug. 29, 1958, 15-year-old George Harrison joined John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and Ken Brown in group that was named what?
A: The Quarrymen. They were hired to perform at Liverpool’s Casbah Coffee Club.