By Margaret Fitzgerald • Kimberly McCord • Shelly Berg
Jazz language tutor for general music instruction. This is a Jazz handbook for elementary general music teachers with 2 CDs and reproducible worksheets.
How High the Moon
Take the "A" Train
Specially designed for elemntary general music classes grades 3 through 6. No prior jazz experience is necessary for teachers or students. Imaginative and sequential call-and response lessons teach young peple how to sing and play an incredibly thrilling and expressive musical art form - Jazz.
All activites are age appropriate, classroom tested, and student approved.
With Chop-Monster Jr., your classroom students will develop their jazz chops and start down the road to becoming monster jazz performers.
LISTEN to great jazz recordings featuring a jazz trio, scat-singing vocalist, or big band
IDENTIFY and discuss what they have heard
IMITATE characteristic jazz melodies through recorded call-and-response activities
ASSIMILATE swing rhythm and articulation in a variety of fun jazz circle games
PERFORM with body percussion and unpitched percussion instruments, optionally adding Orff instruments or Boomwhackers
DEMONSTRATE what they've learned through performance pieces
IMPROVISE one-note, two-note, and three-note jazz phrases in a supportive group atmosphere
LINK to literature, history and other cultures through a variety of lesson extension activities and listening maps
Monday to Friday 8am - 4pm. Open for pre-arranged order pick-up only. We do not have a public showroom.