Explore the stories of 17 legendary jazz artists who enriched our lives with their incredible music. The 17 units (each designed to be completed in a 20-30 minute session) give students an appreciation and understanding of the jazz legends whose music they play and listen to. Units feature: Important facts about the jazz legend · The story of the jazz artist's life · An interesting essay about the jazz era in which the artist lived, a famous performance venue or social circumstances of his or her life · A fun activity sheet that reinforces what the student has learned.
Fun, informative and inspiring, this book will create in the student a special appreciation for jazz music and will add to a more well-rounded performance.
(Kit includes Teacher's Book and Reproducible Activity Sheets)