JazzArts Charlotte

JazzArts Charlotte

JazzArts Charlotte is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the presentation, education, and promotion of jazz and related art forms. JAI was established in 2009 by co-founders Lonnie Davis (President & CEO) and Ocie Davis (Artistic Director) in an effort to educate the community on

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 Jazz: The American Journey

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Program description

THE BLUES: How American Music Grew Up is intended for audiences of all ages and is particularly engaging as a 45-minute school assembly for grades K-5. Developed and presented by JazzArts Charlotte Artistic Director Ocie Davis, The JazzArts Charlotte All Blues Quartet features some of Charlotte’s finest jazz artists.

This interactive narrated theatrical program features the JazzArts Charlotte

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Program Detail

Program type: Assembly/Performance, Workshop
Artistic Discipline: Multi-media, Music, Storytelling
Cultural Origin: American, Multicultural
Subject: Music
Population served: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Kindergarten, Pre-K
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

October 1, 2019- June 11, 2019

Length of program: 45-90 minutes
Space / technical requirements:

2 microphones and stands, electrical outlet(s), and open space for musicians to perform.

Location(s):

On-site at the school

Fees / Ticketing:

Performance: $650

2nd performance: $150** (same day)

EDUCATION STANDARDS

NC Standard Course of Study:

NC Standard Course of Study: Literacy:RI.3.3 Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.

Literacy:RL.3.2 Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.

Literacy:RH.6-8.7 Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.

NC Essential Standards:

 An engaging performance from the JazzArts Charlotte All Blues Quartet makes numerous connections to the NC Essential Music Standards:

–Contextual Relevancy: CR.1 Understand global, interdisciplinary, and 21st century connections with jazz and blues. Clarifying Objective: Understand how music has affected, and is reflected in, the culture, traditions, and history of the United States.

–Musical Response: MR.1 Understand the interacting elements to respond to jazz and jazz performances. Clarifying Objective: Illustrate perceptual skills by moving to, answering

questions about, and describing aural examples of music of various styles and cultures.

–Musical Literacy: ML2 Interpret the sound and symbol systems of music. For older music students the performances help teach about technique and musicianship skills through demonstration.

NC Essential Standards:

NC Essential Standards:

An engaging performance from the JazzArts Charlotte All Blues Quartet makes numerous connections to the NC Essential Music Standards:

–Contextual Relevancy: CR.1 Understand global, interdisciplinary, and 21st century connections with jazz and blues. Clarifying Objective: Understand how music has affected, and is reflected in, the culture, traditions, and history of the United States.

 

–Musical Response: MR.1 Understand the interacting elements to respond to jazz and jazz performances. Clarifying Objective: Illustrate perceptual skills by moving to, answering questions about, and describing aural examples of music of various styles and cultures.

 

–Musical Literacy: ML2: Interpret the sound and symbol systems of music. For older music students the performances help teach about technique and musicianship skills through demonstration.

Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes

PHOTOS

Cancellation Policy

If a program recipient should cancel a scheduled performance, they are asked to do so at least two weeks in advance.