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Lai687 Melanie Bunch Project Final Week 14


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  • 1. Jazz in America History through Music Created by: Melanie Bunch
  • 2. Jazz Hey ya’ll! I’m Jazzy Jeff. I’m going to help you learn all about Jazz music – my favorite subject of course! Now Listen up all you crazy cats, we’re going to journey back in time to discover how Jazz became America's music. “ Jazzy Jeff”
  • 3. Jazz Questions we will explore together What is Jazz? Where did Jazz originate? What types of instruments are traditionally associated with a Jazz band?
  • 4. Jazz What cultures are traditionally associated with Jazz? How did Jazz impact history and our culture today? Who are some of the original Jazz performers? More questions for us to discuss
  • 5. Jazz Play in your own “Jazz” Band Create a “Jazzy & Snazzy” presentation Prepare a traditional Jazz era meal What will we do? Hey, my favorite band, the Jazz Tones!
  • 6. Jazz Log on to: Let’s get started!
  • 7. Jazz Discuss with me… History Elements of Jazz Performers/composers Instruments
  • 8. Jazz Spasm Band, New Orleans - Courtesy Hogan Jazz Archive, Tulane Univeristy Jazz Time Line – Focus: Early 1900’s 1900 ♪ 1920 ♪ 1930 ♪ 1940 ♪ 1950 ♪ 1960 ♪ 1970 ♪ 1980 ♪ 1990 ♪ 2000 ♪ Future Let’s Explore…
  • 9. Jazz What Jazz Elements Do I use?
    • Improvisation “in the moment”
    • Rhythm “sounds and silences ”
    • Syncopation “stressed-out beats”
    • Harmony “simultaneously pitches and chords”
    "I'll play it and tell you what it is later" -Miles Davis
  • 10. Jazz Listen to your teacher play! Listen to Improvisation Listen to the Rhythm Hear the Syncopation Hear the Harmony Sound Bytes…
  • 11. Jazz Research and Explore Project 1 Step 1: Access your electronic worksheets Step 2: Use the internet to research the questions on your Electronic Worksheet Step 3: Turn in your Electronic Worksheets for review Don’t forget to save your information!
  • 12. Jazz Presentation
    • Mini-biography on your selected performer
    • Music composed or performed by your Jazz “Great”
    • Photographs of your performer
    • A picture of your favorite Jazz instrument and a bullets that describe the instrument
    • Timeline of Jazz music that includes one historical fact about the Jazz era
    1920 Now it’s your turn. Create a presentation like mine that includes:
  • 13. Jazz Take a look at my presentation Click Here
  • 14. Jazz Presentation Jazz in America ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫ ♫
    • Present your PowerPoint to the class and explain:
    • Your performer and who they were
    • Share your selected song
    • What instrument you selected and why
    • Discuss your historical fact
    • Additional fun information you found
    Show me what you’ve found…
  • 15. Jazz Performance Teasers & Palate Pleasers Project 3
  • 16. Jazz On-Stage with the “Duke”
    • Let’s IMPROVISE!
    • Clap in 2/4 time
    • Clap in 2/2 time
    • Play “Satin Doll” as a group
    Duke in Concert
  • 17. Jazz Let’s Eat! Palate Pleasers Our Menu Jumbalaya Gumbo Red Beans and Rice Bignettes Mmm! Mmm! Let’s enjoy our Culinary Delights!
  • 18. Jazz We’ve learned a lot! Cultures and origins of Jazz Elements of Jazz Performers, composers & instruments Relationship between history and music Using the internet to research Presentation creation Performance
  • 19. Jazz Resources$108