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Discovering Jazz Using Orff and Classroom Instruments

By Donna Dirksing

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Orff instrument - Grade 2-6
Discovering Jazz Using Orff and Classroom Instruments. Composed by Donna Dirksing. Arranged by Cathy Blair. Performance/accompaniment CD. Heritage Music Press #30/2188H. Published by Heritage Music Press (LO.30-2188H).

Item Number: LO.30-2188H

ISBN 9780893285982.

This exciting introduction to improvisation and other jazz concepts gives you a step-by-step Orff sequence from body percussion to singing and playing. And with more than a dozen Orff arrangements, your students will be doing plenty of playing! The included CD features echo examples, Orff ensemble recordings, and optional accompaniment tracks for improvisation.

  • Jazz Is Rhythm 
  • Quarter Notes 
  • Eighth Notes 
  • Call and Response 
  • Little Johnny Brown 
  • Old King Cole 
  • Hambone, Hambone 
  • Yonder Come Day 
  • Jazz Is Melody 
  • Blues Scale 
  • Little Johnny Brown (with improv breaks) 
  • It's All About Jack 
  • The Music Called Jazz 
  • Jazz Is Form 
  • 12-Bar Blues 
  • Write Your Won Blues Lyrics Activity 
  • The Blues 
  • St. Louis Blues 
  • Playing The Blues 
  • They Done Me Wrong 
  • Jump Jive Blues 
  • Rock and Roll Blues 
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