"All That Jazz" History of American Jazz
“All That Jazz” History of American Jazz, America’s own musical art form, is presented in a swinging, foot-tapping, highly accessible way through this Hot Horns show. This high-energy presentation features blues, ragtime, dixieland, swing, jazz, funk, and pop. Beginning with the blues, a New Orleans style dixieland parade, and piano rags, Hot Horns takes students on a musical journey through the history of Americal Jazz, culminating ultimately in the popular music of today. This show draws connections between U.S. History and Music, introduces the origins and applications of improvisation, and teaches students about the various instruments of jazz. All That Jazz is an interactive show that inspires curiosity, appreciation, and excitement for America’s music. Curriculum Connectors: History/Social Studies and Music.