Considered a master of America roots music, Scott Ainslie brings a wealth of personal and musical history to the stage. With expertise in Ragtime & Delta Blues – and the banjo and fiddle traditions of the Southern Appalachians – in Ainslie’s hands the African and American roots of the music
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Before Rock 'n' Roll with Blues Musician and Historian Scott Ainslie
Where did our music of today come from? In this program for younger listeners, Ainslie helps K-4th grade students explore the music that came before today’s Rock ‘n’ Roll. With interactive call & response singing and syncopated hand-clapping, Scott presents a fast-moving tour of many of the songs students encounter in their music classes: early spirituals, work songs, Ragtime and Delta Blues.... View more
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Available for day time student performances and evening family concerts
8′ x 8′ performance space with access to electrical outlet; Artist will provide sound in most instances.
In schools, libraries, theaters, centers
$650 for one performance and $1,100 for two in the same day.
SL2 = Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
SL4 = Present information, findings, and supporting evidence such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
R7 = Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse formats and media, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.
From the Social Studies 3-5 Standards:
4.C.1 = Understand the impact of various cultural groups on North Carolina.
8.C.1 = Understand how different cultures influenced North Carolina and the United States.
From the Arts Education, Music Standards:
CR.1 = Understand global, interdisciplinary, and 21st century connections with music.
North Ridge Elementary School Preston Peek 1401 Ravenhurst Drive Raleigh, NC 27615 919-870-4100 Ashe County Arts Council Jane Lonon PO Box 353 Jefferson, NC 28640 336-846-2787 Magellan Charter School Alice Lynch 9324 Baileywick Road Raleigh, NC 27615 919-844-0277