Gotta Be Jazz

Celebrate Jazz Classics: America's Music

Gotta Be Jazz

Celebrate Jazz Classics: America's Music

Series: Music Express Books TEACHER ED Composers: John Higgins, John Jacobson Arranger: Tom Anderson

What's that sound? It's full of surprise and honesty; joy and sadness, strength and improvisation ... it's gotta be jazz! And it's America's music! Experience the history and development from New Orleans up the Mississippi to Saint Louis and Chicago and around the world. Find out why original jazzers had interesting names like Dizzy, Satchmo, Lady Day, Jelly Roll and Yardbird! Jam-packed with jazz history and fun facts, this unique revue features an original theme song and 5 jazz classics in kid-friendly arrangements, narration for up to 50 or more speakers, riser choreography by John Jacobson and professionally-produced recordings in true jazz form! Extend learning further with “The Story of Jazz,” a spectacular full-color timeline and recorded history complete with narration and music excerpts of jazz standards spanning over a hundred years. Enjoy the sounds of Ragtime, Blues, Dixieland, Swing, Big Band, Bebop, and more! Jazz music is only a little over a hundred years old and it is always changing. Who knows what it might sound like in another hundred years? Available: Teacher Edition, Singer 20-Pak (in full color), Performance/Accompaniment CD, Classroom Kit (all components). Duration: ca. 20 minutes. Suggested for grades 4-8.

  • Basin Street Blues
  • Birdland
  • Gotta Be Jazz
  • It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) (featured in SOPHISTICATED LADIES)
  • My Favorite Things (from THE SOUND OF MUSIC)
  • Route 66

Inventory #HL 09971131 ISBN: 9781423455561 UPC: 884088210762 Width: 8.5" Length: 11.0" 32 pages

Prices and availability subject to change without notice.

Series: Music Express Books singer 20 pak Composers: John Higgins, John Jacobson Arranger: Tom Anderson

What's that sound? It's full of surprise and honesty; joy and sadness, strength and improvisation ... it's gotta be jazz! And it's America's music! Experience the history and development from New Orleans up the Mississippi to Saint Louis and Chicago and around the world. Find out why original jazzers had interesting names like Dizzy, Satchmo, Lady Day, Jelly Roll and Yardbird! Jam-packed with jazz history and fun facts, this unique revue features an original theme song and 5 jazz classics in kid-friendly arrangements, narration for up to 50 or more speakers, riser choreography by John Jacobson and professionally-produced recordings in true jazz form! Extend learning further with “The Story of Jazz,” a spectacular full-color timeline and recorded history complete with narration and music excerpts of jazz standards spanning over a hundred years. Enjoy the sounds of Ragtime, Blues, Dixieland, Swing, Big Band, Bebop, and more! Jazz music is only a little over a hundred years old and it is always changing. Who knows what it might sound like in another hundred years? Available: Teacher Edition, Singer 20-Pak (in full color), Performance/Accompaniment CD, Classroom Kit (all components). Duration: ca. 20 minutes. Suggested for grades 4-8.

  • Basin Street Blues
  • Birdland
  • Gotta Be Jazz
  • It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) (featured in SOPHISTICATED LADIES)
  • My Favorite Things (from THE SOUND OF MUSIC)
  • Route 66

Inventory #HL 09971132 ISBN: 9781423455578 UPC: 884088210779 Width: 8.5" Length: 11.0"

Prices and availability subject to change without notice.

Series: Music Express Books ShowTrax CD Composers: John Higgins, John Jacobson Arranger: Tom Anderson

What's that sound? It's full of surprise and honesty; joy and sadness, strength and improvisation ... it's gotta be jazz! And it's America's music! Experience the history and development from New Orleans up the Mississippi to Saint Louis and Chicago and around the world. Find out why original jazzers had interesting names like Dizzy, Satchmo, Lady Day, Jelly Roll and Yardbird! Jam-packed with jazz history and fun facts, this unique revue features an original theme song and 5 jazz classics in kid-friendly arrangements, narration for up to 50 or more speakers, riser choreography by John Jacobson and professionally-produced recordings in true jazz form! Extend learning further with “The Story of Jazz,” a spectacular full-color timeline and recorded history complete with narration and music excerpts of jazz standards spanning over a hundred years. Enjoy the sounds of Ragtime, Blues, Dixieland, Swing, Big Band, Bebop, and more! Jazz music is only a little over a hundred years old and it is always changing. Who knows what it might sound like in another hundred years? Available: Teacher Edition, Singer 20-Pak (in full color), Performance/Accompaniment CD, Classroom Kit (all components). Duration: ca. 20 minutes. Suggested for grades 4-8.

  • Basin Street Blues
  • Birdland
  • Gotta Be Jazz
  • It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) (featured in SOPHISTICATED LADIES)
  • My Favorite Things (from THE SOUND OF MUSIC)
  • Route 66

Inventory #HL 09971133 ISBN: 9781423434733 UPC: 884088210786 Width: 5.0" Length: 5.0"

Prices and availability subject to change without notice.

Series: Music Express Books CLASSRM KIT Composers: John Higgins, John Jacobson Arranger: Tom Anderson

What's that sound? It's full of surprise and honesty; joy and sadness, strength and improvisation ... it's gotta be jazz! And it's America's music! Experience the history and development from New Orleans up the Mississippi to Saint Louis and Chicago and around the world. Find out why original jazzers had interesting names like Dizzy, Satchmo, Lady Day, Jelly Roll and Yardbird! Jam-packed with jazz history and fun facts, this unique revue features an original theme song and 5 jazz classics in kid-friendly arrangements, narration for up to 50 or more speakers, riser choreography by John Jacobson and professionally-produced recordings in true jazz form! Extend learning further with “The Story of Jazz,” a spectacular full-color timeline and recorded history complete with narration and music excerpts of jazz standards spanning over a hundred years. Enjoy the sounds of Ragtime, Blues, Dixieland, Swing, Big Band, Bebop, and more! Jazz music is only a little over a hundred years old and it is always changing. Who knows what it might sound like in another hundred years? Available: Teacher Edition, Singer 20-Pak (in full color), Performance/Accompaniment CD, Classroom Kit (all components). Duration: ca. 20 minutes. Suggested for grades 4-8.

  • Basin Street Blues
  • Birdland
  • Gotta Be Jazz
  • It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) (featured in SOPHISTICATED LADIES)
  • My Favorite Things (from THE SOUND OF MUSIC)
  • Route 66

Inventory #HL 09971134 ISBN: 9781423455585 UPC: 884088210793 Width: 8.5" Length: 11.0"

Prices and availability subject to change without notice.