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Junior Activity Week 
In this Unit students will

  • Listen to a variety of Jazz music and discuss which elements are being used and the effects they create in the music. (4 pieces: I Got Rhythm, Spinning Wheel, Round Midnight, A Night in Tunisia)
  • Research Jazz, discuss and share ideas about the purposes and functions of Jazz music. Consider the development of Jazz during the twentieth century.

  • Listen to and identify the sections of selected Jazz songs, blues scales, pentatonic scales, 12 bar blues, modes, ostinato, and riff.

  • Perform / Create rhythmic patterns from notation or by ear, create “question and answer” phrases.

  • Perform / Create melodic patterns from notation or by ear, create “question and answer” phrases.

  • In groups: rehearse, prepare and perform.


JAZZ IN THE CLASSROOM

JAZZ MUSIC (Wikipedia)

Round Midnight (Wikipedia)

Spinning Wheel (Wikipedia)

A Night in Tunisia (Wikipedia)

Brezzin’ (Wikipedia)

I Got Rhythm (Wikipedia)

Performers - 

Round Midnight – Amy Winehouse (Wikipedia),    
                                   Ella Fitzgerald (Wikipedia),
                                   Thelonious Monk (Wikipedia),

Spinning Wheel – Blood, Sweat and Tears (Wikipedia)

A Night in Tunisia – Dizzy Gillespie (Wikipedia)

Brezzin’ – George Benson (Wikipedia)

I got Rhythm – The Happenings (Wikipedia),   
                             
Sarah Vaughan (Wikipedia),

VIDEO - 

Round Midnight – Amy Winehouse
Round Midnight – Ella Fitzgerald,
Round Midnight – T. Monk Quartet 

Spinning Wheel – Blood, Sweat and Tears ‘89 

A Night in Tunisia – Dizzy Gillespie

Brezzin’ – George Benson

I Got Rhythm –
I got Rhythm – The Happenings
I got Rhythm – Sarah Vaughan


 

 


Resources:
Latin Styles
Latin Styles Acoustic Guitar
Latin Styles Alto Saxophone
Latin Styles Bass Clarinet in Bb
Latin Styles Bass Guitar
Latin Styles Clarinet in Bb
Latin Styles Drum Kit
Latin Styles Flute
Latin Styles Piano
Latin Styles Tenor Saxophone
Latin Styles Trumpet in Bb
Latin Styles Vocals
Latin Styles
Latin Styles
Boosey Blues
Boosey Blues inc. 01 Alto Saxophone - Full Score
Boosey Blues inc. 01 Bass Clarinet in Bb - Full Score
Boosey Blues inc. 01 Clarinet in Bb - Full Score
Boosey Blues inc. 01 Drum Set - Full Score
Boosey Blues inc. 01 Electric Bass etc - Full Score
Boosey Blues inc. 01 Electric Guitar etc - Full Score
Boosey Blues inc. 01 Flute - Full Score
Boosey Blues inc. 01 Keyboard - Full Score
Boosey Blues inc. 01 Piano - Full Score
Boosey Blues inc. 01 Tenor Saxophone - Full Score
Boosey Blues inc. 01 Trumpet in Bb - Full Score
Boosey Blues inc. 01 Vocal - Full Score
Boosey Blues inc.
Boosey Blues inc.
Ship without a rudder
ship without a rudder 01 Alto Saxophone - Full Score
ship without a rudder 01 Bass Guitar - Full Score
ship without a rudder 01 Clarinet in Bb - Full Score
ship without a rudder 01 Cornet in Bb - Full Score
ship without a rudder 01 Drum Kit - Full Score
ship without a rudder 01 Electric Guitar etc - Full Score
ship without a rudder 01 Flute - Full Score
ship without a rudder 01 Keyboard - Full Score
ship without a rudder 01 Tenor Saxophone - Full Score
ship without a rudder 01 Trombone - Full Score
ship without a rudder
ship without a rudder
Assessment Task 3
Yr 9 Jazz Unit