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Jazz Mosaic

Jazz Activities for the Early Childhood Classroom

By Louise Rogers and Susan Milligan

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Jazz Mosaic (Jazz Activities for the Early Childhood Classroom). Composed by Louise Rogers and Susan Milligan. Book; CD; Classroom/Pre-School; General Music and Classroom Publications; Other Classroom. Jazz. 52 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.40772).

ISBN 0739094726. Jazz.

Jazz Mosaic brings the joy of jazz music into your classroom every day through a variety of age-appropriate, play-centered lessons that can be easily integrated into your existing curriculum. Students will learn about jazz greats, styles, and history through activities and cross-curricular connections that are creative and engaging. Easy to teach, the music lessons are appropriate for children in pre-school through third grade. The accompanying CD contains examples and vocals for echoing, learning and fun! Jazz Mosaic provides a broad range of enjoyable and educational activities from which to choose for both classroom and music teachers. Your students will discover the exciting world of jazz music and will be beboppin' and scatting with the cool cats in no time with Jazz Mosaic!

  • Children's Poet Eve Merriam 
  • Eve Merriam Teaching Suggestions 
  • The Poem 
  • Using Pitched Instruments for the Question 
  • Scat Section---Echo 
  • Putting it All Together! 
  • Extensions into Other Curriculum Areas 
  • Cooking 
  • Planning 
  • Preparation 
  • Before the Festival Begins 
  • During the Festival 
  • Ending the Festival with a Culminating Event 
  • After the Festival 
  • A Sample Schedule of Events from a Jazz Festival in a Preschool 
  • Appendix 
  • Division of Rhythmic Values 
  • Measure or Bar 
  • Tempo 
  • Meter 
  • Time Signatures 
  • Jazz Terminology 
  • Scat 
  • A Little Scat History 
  • Syncopation 
  • Swing 
  • Swing Music vs. Swing Feel 
  • The Swing Style 
  • Swing Dance 
  • The Blues 
  • Standard Blues Form with Bass Note 
  • Listening Lists 
  • Introduction 
  • Elements of Jazz 
  • How To Use This Book 
  • JAZZ GREAT---Ella Fitzgerald 
  • Ella Fitzgerald Teaching Suggestions 
  • Ella Fitzgerald Sang Bop Boo Day 
  • Adding the Scat Section 
  • Talking Scats 
  • Singing Scats 
  • Ella Chant 
  • Ella Rhythm Chant 
  • JAZZ GREAT---Charles "Yardbird" Parker 
  • Charlie Parker Teaching Suggestions 
  • Bebop 
  • Charlie Parker Played Bebop 
  • Charlie Parker Played Bebop Riff 
  • Charlie Parker Riff Accompaniment 
  • JAZZ GREAT---Miles Davis 
  • Miles Davis Teaching Suggestions 
  • Cool Jazz 
  • So What 
  • The Lyrics 
  • JAZZ GREAT---Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong 
  • Louis Armstrong Teaching Suggestions 
  • Dixieland 
  • Let's Have a Parade 
  • JAZZ GREAT---Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington 
  • Duke Ellington Teaching Suggestion 
  • Swing and the Big Band Era 
  • Take A Train 
  • Billy Strayhorn 
  • Jazzy Train Collaborative Art Project 
  • JAZZ GREAT---Benny Goodman 
  • Benny Goodman Teaching Suggestions 
  • Movement and Dance to Recorded Music 
  • Free Dance 
  • Exercising to Recorded Music 
  • Adding Recorded Music and Movement to Literature 
  • Drawing and Painting to Recorded Music 
  • Jackson Pollock 
  • JAZZ GREAT---Tito Puente 
  • Tito Puente Teaching Suggestions 
  • Latin Jazz 
  • Movement and Dance 
  • Structured Dance---The Mambo 
  • Mambo Art: Drawing and Painting to Recorded Music 
  • Craft Project: Make Percussion Instruments 
  • Taj Majal Teaching Suggestions 
  • The Funky Bluesy ABCs 
  • About the Blues 
  • The Blues---Teaching Suggestions 
  • What Did You Have For Breakfast? 
  • Animal Blues 
  • The Talking Blues 
  • Miss My Mama Blues 

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