Jazz 19: Building Blocks of Jazz—Rhythm 1
Fellow musicians Jahmal Nichols and Marty Morrison join Phil Dunlap to demonstrate how a rhythm section is created with multiple instruments including piano, bass and drums. Learn why the piano is a percussion instrument although it has strings and what pizzicato means. Also see how cymbals, the bass drum and the snare drum are used to create rhythm.
Building Blocks of Jazz explores the fundamentals of jazz with Phil Dunlap, Director of Education for Jazz St. Louis. His lively lessons often feature special guests who bring their own expertise into play. Find interesting instruction on everything from Groove, to Rhythm to Latin Jazz.
Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet
Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.Download
Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity--Video Reflection
This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.Download