Alexander M. and Catherine Maus Wright Grant: Speaking the Jazz Language

  • School Year: 2020-2021
  • Applicants: Mary DiPaola, Lead Teacher & Angelica Ansbacher
  • School: Aiken
  • Subjects: Music

Speaking the Jazz Language! Students in the upper grades will learn key phrases and terminology as they apply to the world of jazz music and improvisation. Musicians who perform and record worldwide will perform and provide question and answer time at an assembly in the form of a performance/masterclass at an assembly for the upper grades (3-5). Students will learn about the function of a rhythm section and the support of a front line in a small jazz ensemble.

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