(Grades K-8) Multicultural and Contemporary Rhythms For K-8 Classrooms. Zig introduces children to rhythms and sounds from various countries in WORLD BEAT FUN! Music technology integrates with world percussion to create an an entertaining and educational collection of songs and rhythms for kids. Included are 74 CD tracks that with call-and-responses, play-along without background rhythms, and play-along with Zig's original rhythm parts.
Music styles include Asian, Middle Eastern, African with Hip-Hop, Native American with Hip-Hop, North American Rock, Rain forest(!) and Salsa. Traditional classroom instruments may be used to play the rhythms. Teaching suggestions are included. This collection is based on Zig Wajler's popular multicultural school program 'Hands On with Zig.'