Jazz Ensemble 4 - Honors: MU.912.H.1.4

Big Idea: Historical and Global Connections
  • Understanding: Through study in the arts, we learn about and honor others and the worlds in which they live(d).
    • Benchmark: Analyze how Western music has been influenced by historical and current world cultures.
☆ Categorized as Nice to Know (NTK) ☆ To be evaluated by Responding Items (R)

Students will be able to:

  • explore the genres and corresponding historic periods in jazz music through performance of a varied repertoire.
    • Genres/historic period e.g., Traditional, Dixieland, Ragtime, Vaudeville, Musical Theatre, Big Band, Bebop, Blues, Fusion, Latin, Funk, and Rock.
  • explain the historical connection of jazz compositions studied in class with particular events or time periods when applicable
  • identify the cultural influences of regions associated with music studied in class, when applicable
  • describe historical and cultural movements that have effected composers, performers, and the development of the jazz art form

Students will know:

  • appropriate methods and resources for historical/biographical/cultural research
  • Genres/historic period e.g., Traditional, Dixieland, Ragtime, Vaudeville, Musical Theatre, Big Band, Bebop, Blues, Fusion, Latin, Funk, and Rock.