Introduce students to jazz through great literature combined with learn by doing! The first of ten volumes, Jazz for Young People includes step-by-step lessons that combine content and audio/video recordings of Wynton Marsalis and Jazz at Lincoln Center artists with interactive student learning, including classroom instruments that every music teacher already owns or can easily afford. This easy-to-present resource is designed for a teacher who may or may not be trained in America’s art form – bringing jazz to the next generation.
DIGITAL DOWNLOADS include: Step-by-step lesson slides to project, audio recordings of each song and Wynton Marsalis sharing background information, as well as reproducible activity/assessment worksheets. Plus! You will have FREE ACCESS to corresponding video clips for each lesson. Perfect for the general music classroom (grades 2 and up), beginning jazz ensembles and community jazz education courses.
New Orleans – The Birth of Jazz
Lesson 1 – Buddy Bolden and Collective Improvisation
Lesson 2 – Second Line
Lesson 3 – Audubon Zoo
Lesson 4 – High Society
Lesson 5 – Grooves Riffs & Breaks
Lesson 6 – St. Louis Blues
Lesson 7 – Flee as a Bird/Didn’t He Ramble
Jelly Roll Morton
Lesson 8 – Black Bottom Stomp
Lesson 9 – Dead Man Blues
Lesson 10 – The Pearls
Lesson 11 – Courthouse Bump