Jazz

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Lesson 1: Ragtime

Pupils learn about the style of ragtime music and learn to play 'off the beat' and to sing and clap a syncopated rhythm

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Lesson 2: Dixieland

Learning about the Dixieland style of music, pupils improvise a call and response in time with the music

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Lesson 3: Scat Singing

Pupils create a scat singing call (where musicians make up words and sounds to mimic the sounds of an instrument) and perform it to the class, who respond by repeating what they've heard

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Lesson 4: Jazz Motifs

Learning that a motif is a short snippet of music which repeats, pupils write their own jazz motifs, using a swung rhythm

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Lesson 5: Swung Rhythms

Pupils play a jazz version of a nursery rhyme using tuned percussion

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