Teaching Jazz to All Ages by Doug Goodkin.
Music educator Doug Goodkin makes a compelling case for including jazz in every child’s education and offers a sequential approach for teaching it to all ages. Combining theory and practice, this book includes:
Integration with the Orff approach to music education.
A developmental sequence for children between 3 and 14 years old applicable to beginners of all ages.
Games, songs, speech pieces, body percussion and movement activities.
Roots music, jazz blues, jazz standards and jazz compositions arranged for Orff instruments and other ensembles.
Essential jazz theory and key historical, cultural and aesthetic background.
A Middle School jazz curriculum with sample student work.
*Set of corresponding 2 CDs also available.