Jazz and Math: Improvisation Permutations

High schoolers observe that there are myriad combinations of rhythms to choose from when improvising jazz and blues music, and recognize that while the variations seem infinite, they are in fact finite. They notate a 12 bar blues progression using a different combination of notes and rhythms for each of the 12 bars, and then perform it on a keyboard or virtual piano online.

9th - 12th Math 17 Views 43 Downloads
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Arithmetic & Pre-Algebra
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Lesson Plans
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Project-Based Learning
1 hr

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