Any age school audience can benefit from Jazzistry’s multimedia combination of story telling and musical illustration. But the content emphasis and length of performance vary depending on the age of the audience.
Young students delight in discovering that the ice cream truck’s tune is in fact the ragtime classic, The Entertainer, by composer and pianist Scott Joplin.
Middle Schooler’s relish the self-expression of jazz in the form of improvisation when musicians push the limits, experiment and do their own thing!
High school students can figure out the big picture with music and history intertwining. They see exactly how the Free Jazz of the 1960’s mirrored the political unrest and climate of protest over Vietnam and civil rights.
Click on the links for an overview of the elementary, middle and high school programs.