1st nine Weeks Jazz Bands August 10th, 2016 - October 14th 2016

Objectives:

Essential Question:

Vocabulary:

Procedure - Agenda:

Objectives:

Bb Bebop Major Scale

Eb Bebop Major Scale

Ab Bebop Major Scale

Styles of jazz(rock, swing, latin, funk)

Finding balance and blend in the group

Essential Question:

Why is the knowledge of scales essential to Jazz performance?

Vocabulary:

swing, rock, funk, latin, stylistic jazz articulation, balance, blend, melody, rhythm section, groove, solo, soli, head, chart, chorus, backgrounds, 

Assessment: SmartMusic

Procedure - Agenda:

a. Warmups

b. Music literacy

c. Fundamentals skills

d. Literature

Learning goals: Through performance of current music, students will: Demonstrate characteristic tone on his/her instrument, Understand musical symbols, develop balance and blend with the ensemble, and continually increase the level of musical expression as well as develop an appreciation for the aesthetics of music.