The Unified Jazz Ensemble celebrates the birth and development of jazz through different eras – early jazz, swing, be-bop, and contemporary – focusing on contributors such as Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Ellington, and George Gershwin, and including songs both familiar and new to young audiences. The ensemble draws correlations between rhythm, math, music, and memory, with a hands-on exploration of jazz instruments and an emphasis on improvisation and teamwork.
Grade Levels: K-12
MSAC Teaching Artist Roster: AiE funds available
Language Arts, Social Studies, World Languages, Character/SEL
This program can be completed virtually: