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Re: [teacherartexchange] Romare Bearden - and Wynton and Branford Marsalis -Jazz

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From: Rebecca Burch (mamallama_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Feb 04 2006 - 13:55:02 PST


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
Marsalis, too.

I adore Romare Bearden. :)

Becky

On 2/4/06, Judy Decker <judy.decker@gmail.com> 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.
> http://www.branfordmarsalis.com/branford/pbuild/linkbuilder.cfm?selection=doc.223
> http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=1428038
>
> 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:
> http://www.princetonol.com/groups/iad/lessons/middle/Bearden.htm
>
> 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.
>
> Regards,
>
> Judy Decker
> Incredible Art Department
> http://www.princetonol.com/groups/iad/
> Incredible Art Resources
> http://www.princetonol.com/groups/iad/lessons/middle/
>
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