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Video title: The Years When Swing was King

Use this Music History and History of Jazz video entitled Jazz and The Years When Swing was King to study the unique role played by jazz in shaping American culture and learn about the lives, times, and music of some of jazz's greatest figures.

Use this K12 history of music video to study and examine Big Band Jazz in the 1930's - the years when Swing was King. Understand the impact that radio and record production had upon the development of jazz. Learn about the most popular and influential band leaders of the 30's - Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Glen Miller and vocalists Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra and Billie Holiday.

 

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Jazz and The Years When Swing was King video. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • Jazz Music History. Learn about The Years When Swing was King. Trace the history of jazz from the turn of the century to the 1960-s, with a special focus on swing and cool jazz and the development of traditional jazz in New Orleans and Chicago.
  • Study the unique role played by jazz in shaping American culture while tapping into the jazz clubs of New Orleans.
  • Gain insight to the lives, times, and music of some of jazz-s greatest figures.
  • Examine the role of black musicians in the history and development of jazz.
  • Discover the many benefits of using online video for visual learning. Educational video for teaching the K-12 curriculum provides online learning for children and students of all ages and abilities. Using subtitled video - or video with closed captions - enables children to choose between watching, listening to, or reading each presentation whichever best suites their individual learning style. A wonderful option particularly for dyslexia and special needs education.

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