Re: [teacherartexchange] Romare Bearden - and Wynton and Branford Marsalis -Jazz
This is great!!! If you go to the website, you can listen to the
music. I've been using Dave Brubeck for jazz (the kids love "Take
5",) but I might just have to hunt down that video and get some
I adore Romare Bearden. :)
On 2/4/06, Judy Decker <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi Jeannie and all,
> When you get to Jazz - use Romare Beardon and Wynton and Branford Marsalis.
> Wynton narrates the video "Visual Jazz" (which is excellent). I think
> there is a more recent video out now, too.
> Branford Marsalis did the CD to accompany the 2003 exhibit: Romare
> Beardon Revealed.
> Bearden had a close relationship with the Marsalis brothers - and
> wrote one of the pieces ("Seabreeze") on the CD.
> Many of Bearden's works were given song titles.
> Bearden also wrote and illustrated a children's book.
> Romare Bearden Resources:
> I highly recommend purchasing a Bearden video and Jazz CD. I had a CD
> that I used that had Bearden's work on the CD Cover. You could have
> students do a Jazz Collage - using assorted musical instruments. I
> have a lesson on line. It was a very easy lesson to do - only took a
> few class periods.
> Judy Decker
> Incredible Art Department
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