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Lowcountry Jazz Festival August 30 - September 1

9 BOOKS TO INTRODUCE CHILDREN TO JAZZ - For music educators and parents of young musicians! | Delightful Children's Books


History of Jazz

Teach all about some of the most famous, most influential musicians and movements of all time with this cool slideshow of free worksheets.

from The Culture Trip

Where to Hear Jazz in New Orleans

Learn about where to hear the best live jazz in the Big Easy: (Photo © ThePastWhispers)♥♫♥♫♥♥♫♫♥J

from Teachers Pay Teachers

Jazz Music Unit for Middle School

Jazz up your middle school music curriculum with this 26 page bundle of Jazz music worksheets, activities, assessments, and a unit test! This unit is meant to accompany the film "The Story of Jazz" directed Matthew Seig which can be found on YouTube.

This Roaring 1920s music playlist features some of the most popular 20s jazz music from the decade. Featuring Duke Ellington, Roy Eldridge and others.

Introduce your child to jazz with this list of best picture books about the music genre. (via Generation iKid)

Nina Simone (born Eunice Waymon), singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and civil rights activist. Called the High Priestess of Soul, her music transitioned from gospel to blues, jazz, folk, and to European classical styling. She incorporated monologues and dialogues with the audience into programs, and often used silence as a musical element. Her hits include I Put a Spell on You, Ne Me Quitte Pas, Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood, Feeling Good, My Baby Just Cares for Me and Four Women…

from Cutting Tiny Bites

A Jazzy Little Preschool Lesson

Trumpet craft and jazz music lesson for preschoolers or older kids, focusing on Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald. Great for Black History Month!

Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan. Powerful.... these ladies could the earth with their voices!!!!