Presentation of a Jazz Artist to the class at the conclusion of the unit.
Students may use any one of the following ways to present:
1. Traditional paper report
2. Power point
3. Slideshow with narration
4. Music demonstration
I. Choose from one of the following artists;
Instrumentalists
1. Scott Joplin
2. Louis Armstrong
3. Duke Ellington
4. Benny Goodman
5. Count Basie
6. Dizzy Gillespie
7. Ray Charles
8. Bill Haley
9. Miles Davis
Vocalists
1. Billy Holiday
2. Ella Fitzgerald
3. George Benson
4. Bobby McFerrin
5. Mel Torme
6. Frank Sinatra
7. Tony Bennett
II. Birth Information (5 points)
A. Where born
b. When born
III. Life as they knew it ( 5 points)
A. Family situation
B. Pastime/ hobbies
IV. Jazz Emphasis (5 points)
A. Instrument
B. Styles of Jazz
V. The songs (5 points)
A. Specific song titles (listening examples or video clips)
B. Pictures
VI. Additional Information (5 points)
A. Educational background
B. How did they become interested in Jazz?
VII. Conclusion (5 points)
Tie information together, review the information you have presented. You could review by asking the class questions based on the information about your jazz artist.
TOTAL POINTS 30 POINTS= Information/outline needs to be handed in after presenting.
20 Points= Presentation
50 TOTAL POINTS
PRESENTATION: 10 POINTS FOR SPEAKING LOUDLY/CLEARLY
10 POINTS FOR ORGANIZATION OF PRESENTATION.