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Curipod lesson about topic "Jazz Artist "

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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
What is one word that describes a jazz artist?
2. Slide
60 seconds
Jazz: A Unique Music Genre
Jazz is a style of music that originated in the United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Jazz music is characterized by improvisation, syncopation and creative expression. The style of jazz developed gradually and incorporated influences from many different genres.
3. Slide
60 seconds
Improvisation: The practice of creating music spontaneously as it is played. Syncopation: A musical effect produced by emphasizing beats that are normally unstressed. Genre: A category of artistic composition, as in music or literature, marked by a distinctive style, form, or content.
4. Poll
60 seconds
Which of the following jazz artists do you prefer?
  • Louis Armstrong
  • Miles Davis
  • Duke Ellington
  • Charlie Parker
5. Slide
60 seconds
Fun facts:
In 1917, the first Jazz record was released. Jazz has been called the 'classical music of America'. 'Jazz' comes from the slang term 'jass', which means 'energy' or 'spirit'.
6. Drawings
450 seconds
Draw / write: What type of music are the characteristics of jazz?
7. Drawings
360 seconds
Draw / write: What is the difference between jazz and other styles of music?
8. Open question
150 seconds
Which jazz artist do you find most inspiring and why?
9. Open question
330 seconds
How do jazz artists use emotion to express themselves through their music?

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