Jazz Presentations

  • Creativity – Nothing to be afraid of

    Presentation in conjunction with pianist Harry Pickens designed for music teachers interested in beginning to improvise and for their students. …read more

  • What is Jazz?

    Jazz. A musical style that evolved in the United States around 1900, chiefly played by AfroAmericans, though the music has since been produced and consumed interracially and internationally. Jazz was, […] …read more

  • Glossary of Terms

    Glossary of jazz and related musical terms …read more

  • Detailed Outline for School Presentations

    Primary (K – 3) Performance Selections Composer Focus Sister Sadie Horace Silver Define jazz Explain improvisation In music In speech In other areas Blues Performing group Create an original melody […] …read more