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

Learning Objectives

  • Playing on the off beat and understand what this is

  • Clapping a short syncopated rhythm

  • Singing a syncopated rhythm

  • Knowing what ragtime music is


Ragtime PowerPoint
Jazz timeline
Bare Necessities lyrics
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Laura Barr,  
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