ERIC Number: EJ512723
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Introducing Jazz Improvisation.
Teaching Music, v2 n5 p30-31 Apr 1995
Maintains that jazz is the improvised variation of a melody based on a previously established harmonic and rhythmic framework. Provides teaching suggestions for introducing jazz to school bands and encouraging improvisational playing. Asserts that helping students play jazz is not easy, but it will develop creativity and confidence. (CFR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue topic: "Focus on Improvisation." Journal availability: Music Educators Natl. Conference, 1806 Robert Fulton Dr., Reston, VA 22091-4348.