An Analysis and Percussive Arts Demonstration of Developmental Stages in Improvisation with Related Applications for a Middle School Jazz Band

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Gerald E. Morrow (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP )
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Janita Byars

Abstract: The purpose of this research was to analyze models of teaching and learning improvisation and the related applications to middle school and junior high students. A developmental model for improvisation created by John Kratus was the basis of this research. The author was introduced to this model during a Department of Defense Elementary and Secondary Schools (DDESS) in-service conference in which Kratus was a great speaker Other methodologies for improvising were reviewed, some of which had been used previously by the researcher. (...)

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Language: English
Date: 2005
Teaching Models, Learning Models, John Kratus, Jazz, Middle School, Junior High Students,

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