All Blues: Jazz for the Orff Ensemble (Jazz Education Series #2) (Paperback)
In this supplement to his much-acclaimed Now's the Time: Teaching Jazz to All Ages, music educator Doug Goodkin continues his groundbreaking work in combining jazz education with the dynamic pedagogy of Orff Schulwerk. Here he offers 35 new roots and jazz blues pieces tried and tested by children and adults and aimed for children from preschool through middle school. A CD of his student ensembles playing the arrangements is included. Also includes sample lesson plans, fully notated scores for Orff Ensemble, tips for piano teachers, children's games, vocal blues and 22 classic jazz tunes.
Doug Goodkin is an internationally recognized teacher of Orff Schulwerk, a dynamic approach to music education for all ages, having taught courses in over 39 countries worldwide. Still working with children at The San Francisco School, where he has taught since 1975, he uses music as a vehicle to engage the mind, open the heart and affirm our collective humanity.