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Jazz and Math: Rhythmic Innovations

Young scholars watch a segment of the PBS Ken Burns JAZZ documentary about Buddy Bolden creating the "Big Four." They compare and contrast the rhythms of marches and jazz based on the examples in the film, and explore notation, subdivision of notes and the altered and innovative rhythms found in jazz music.

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Grade
6th - 11th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
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Skills Practice
Technology
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Video
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