"Your video saved my life! I was handed a last-minute General Music class in August... This is how I realized how valuable the teacher resource kit was." ---Kathleen S. Robinson, Director of Music, Beck Academy.
"This DVD covers all the bases with current educational trends: relevancy, pacing and a multi-disciplinary (a.k.a. cross-curricular) approach that meets many core standards." ---Sue Jehl, Summit Middle School.
"[From Ragtime to Rock]. . . incredibly thorough and engaging! An invaluable resource to those individuals who would like to enhance their awareness of American popular music." ---Steve Rucker, Director of Drum Set Studies, University of Miami.
"Daniel has pulled together the history in a very clear and understandable way. It inspired an appreciation in my students for what came before and for those who evolved American popular music [From Ragtime to Rock]." ---Henrique DeAlmeida, Berklee College of Music Professor.
*Each unit includes an in-depth teacher's guide and reproducible student activity sheets.
*Designed to help students make connections between traditional styles of music and the rock and pop of today.
*Incorporates eight high-energy live performances from an all-star band featuring members of the Brian Setzer Orchestra, the Michael Buble band and Conan O'Brien's house band.
*Reveals how the evolution of American Popular Music was intimately intertwined with historical, economic, and sociological events such as Segregation, Prohibition, Immigration, the Great Depression, World War II, etc.
*Aligns to a number of core standards as dictated by the following organizations: National Coalition for Core Arts (NCfCA), National Association for Music Education (NAfME), and Common Core State Standards (CCSS).
From Ragtime to Rock covers the following key musical eras: Brass Bands/March Music, Ragtime, Early Jazz (New Orleans), Blues and Blues Singers, Chicago Jazz (a.k.a. Dixieland), Great American Songbook, Big Band Swing, Bebop Jazz, Rhythm and Blues, Country/Rockabilly, Early Rock'n'Roll, The British Invasion.
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