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Jazz

Grades: 3-6
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  • Overview

    "Chuck Vanderchuck's 'Something Something' Explosion" is designed to help children ages 6 to 9 understand music and music composition by teaching basic musical concepts and performance skills through the study of popular song styles from around the world. Children are introduced to a new musical style: jazz. They learn about the culture from which jazz was born and then learn to perform basic jazz rhythmic and melodic patterns through the use of fun, interactive games.

  • The History of Jazz

    In this clip from "Chuck Vanderchuck's 'Something Something' Explosion," Chuck and Ramona break down the history of Jazz music.

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  • Chuck Vanderchuck's Jazz Explosion

    Lights! Camera! Action! Dressed in their Jazz best, Chuck, Ramona, and Zeppelin take to the stage to perform an original Jazz song. "Chuck Vanderchuck's 'Something Something' Explosion" is designed to help children ages 6 to 9 understand music and music composition by teaching basic musical concepts and performance skills through the study of popular song styles from around the world.

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  • Cool Factor

    In this clip, Chuck is working on his jazz "cool factor." "Chuck Vanderchuck's 'Something Something' Explosion" is designed to help children ages 6 to 9 understand music and music composition by teaching basic musical concepts and performance skills through the study of popular song styles from around the world.

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  • Jazz Mashup

    Chuck and Ramona perform in a psychedelic Jazz music video! "Chuck Vanderchuck's 'Something Something' Explosion" is designed to help children ages 6 to 9 understand music and music composition by teaching basic musical concepts and performance skills through the study of popular song styles from around the world.

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Explore the roots of jazz music, identify typical jazz instruments, and explore how rhythm and lyrics are combined to make jazz music.


  • Source: Chuck Vanderchuck's "Something Something" Explosion

    http://pbskids.org/chuck/index.html

    Credits

    Soup2Nuts Animation

  • Source: Chuck Vanderchuck's "Something Something" Explosion

    http://pbskids.org/chuck/index.html

    Credits
    Soup2Nuts Animation

  • Source: Chuck Vanderchuck's "Something Something" Explosion

    http://pbskids.org/chuck/index.html

    Credits
    Soup2Nuts Animation

  • Source: Chuck Vanderchuck's "Something Something" Explosion

    http://pbskids.org/chuck/index.html

    Credits
    Soup2Nuts Animation