All that Jazz




The term “Jazz” originated around the turn of the 20th century with the music of New Orleans’s black musicians. Jazz has all the elements that other music has; harmony, melody, rhythm. What sets Jazz apart is this cool thing called improvisation.

Each class download includes a colorful, image-based PowerPoint Slide Deck (presentation time: 30 – 40 minutes), Microsoft Word Speaker Notes, Songs & Playlist, a Call & Response Poem, and a Creative Workshop Project Lesson Plan (one or two 30-minute sessions). Click here to learn more: Class Components