Melanie Bunch Draft LAI ProjectPresentation Transcript
Jazz in America History through Music Created by: Melanie Bunch Jazz music will play here
All That Jazzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz Listen up all you crazy cats, we’re going to journey back in time to discover how Jazz became America's music. Now pick up your feet and feel the beat.
Jazz Questions we will explore What is Jazz? Where did Jazz originate? What types of instruments are traditionally associated with a Jazz band?
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? Questions we will explore
Jazz Play in your own “Jazz” Band Create a “Jazzy & Snazzy” presentation Prepare a traditional Jazz era meal What will we do?
Jazz Log on to: http://pbskids.org/jazz/index.html Let’s get started!
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…
Jazz Discussion Traditional roots Performers/composers Instruments Syncopation History
Jazz Research and Explore – Project 1 Step 1: Access your electronic worksheets Step 2: Use the internet to research the questions on the Electronic Worksheet Step 3: Save your information Step 4: Turn in your Electronic Worksheets for review
Jazz Presentation – Project 2
Create a PowerPoint that includes:
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
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
Jazz Performance Teasers & Palate Pleasers Project 3
Jazz On-Stage with the “Duke” Sing Dance Clap Play Remember Syncopation Duke Ellington’s “Take the A Train” will play here
Jazz Performance Teasers & Palate Pleasers Project 3 Prepare our Jazz Meal Eat and enjoy! Our Menu Jumbalaya Gumbo Red Beans and Rice Bignettes
Jazz What have we learned? Cultures and origins associate with Jazz Performers, composers & instruments Relationship between history and music Using the internet to research Presentation creation Performance Syncopation