Exploring the Blues

$64.95 incl. GST $73.95
Here is a valuable all-in-one resource that will help you introduce your students to this great American art form. Originally developed for Music Alive magazine, each topic includes a reproducible student article, reproducible activity pages (including listening maps, worksheets and other enrichment ideas), and a detailed National Standards-based lesson plan. All musical examples are included on the enclosed CD. Topics include: - Birth of the Blues (W.C. Handy), - Early Blues Guitarists (Charlie Patton, Robert Johnson and others), - Women and the Blues, Now and Then (“Ma” Rainey, Dinah Washington, Aretha Franklin and others), - The Blues Begin to Rock (Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Eric Clapton and others), - Blues Across America, - and a special section on blues greats: Bessie Smith, John Lee Hooker and B.B. King. Available: Book/CD Pak (w/ reproducible pages).