Jazz Pioneers!

Project DescriptionJazz Pioneers

Take a journey through time with members of the Greenville Jazz Collective as they highlight three important Jazz musicians -- one of them from right here in South Carolina. This pre-recorded lesson is a great way to introduce your students to Jazz and works well for integrating music into a U.S. history class.

Artistic Process


What's Included

-Instructional Video

Guiding Question

Which Jazz musicians are significant to U.S. history, and how do they fit into the history of the musical style?

Standards Addressed

GM.C.IL.1 I can examine relationships among musical selections from multiple cultures and/or historical time periods.

This resource also aligns with the following from the Profile of the SC Graduate:

World Class Skills: Creativity and Innovation
Life and Career Characteristics: Self Direction and Global Perspective

About the Project Creators

Learn more about Matt Dingledine here.

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About the Governor's School's Outreach Programs

As a part of the Governor’s School’s mission to serve as a resource to teachers and students across the state, the Office of Outreach provides classroom resources and professional learning opportunities to enrich arts education in South Carolina. Learn more.