Guitars ‘N Jazz

Guitars ‘N Jazz
Guitars 'N Jazz - DMDL Thematic Unit

This program will demonstrate, through visual and musical examples, different ways the guitar has been used in Jazz and how the instrument changed to accommodate the changes in the music.  Students will see and hear various guitars, including the banjo, and be exposed to the basic structural aspects of this instrument. Students will also learn about the guitar through the lives of 5 significant guitar players, their style of playing, the eras in which they performed, and the type of guitar they played.