All Blues: Jazz for the Orff Ensemble


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by Doug Goodkin.

In this supplement to his much-acclaimed “Now’s the Time: Teaching Jazz to All Ages,” music educator Doug Goodkin continues his groundbreaking work in combining jazz education with the dynamic pedagogy of Orff Schulwerk. Here he offers 35 new roots and jazz blues pieces tried and tested by children and adults and aimed for children from preschool through middle school. A CD of his student ensembles playing the arrangements is included. Also includes sample lesson plans, fully notated scores for Orff Ensemble, tips for piano teachers, children’s games, vocal blues and 22 classic jazz tunes.


  • Shoo Turkey
  • What’s Your Game?
  • One Potato
  • One Two Three
  • Mama Lama
  • Humpty Dumpty
  • Lemonade Blues
  • Science Fair Blues
  • Rainy Day Blues
  • 8th Grade Blues
  • School Days
  • No Blues Blues
  • Sonnymoon for Two
  • Night Train
  • Happy-Go-Lucky Local
  • Splanky
  • Chitlins con Carne
  • Blues for Juanita
  • Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting
  • Birk’s Works
  • Watermelon Man
  • Bluebird
  • A Thrill from the Blues
  • Tenor Madness
  • All Blues
  • Doug’s Blues
  • Equinox
  • In the Mood
  • Pfrancin’
  • Freddie Freeloader
  • REM Blues
  • Nostalgia in Times Square
  • Things Ain’t What They Used to Be
  • The Worst is Yet to Come
  • Walkin’


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