Sing along and tap your feet to the music of Louis Armstrong, the father of jazz. Fats Waller, Billy Holiday, and Cab Callaway.
Journey into African American musical heritage and an era when the music of “The Duke” filled the streets and airwaves with infectious rhythms during the height of the Jazz Age.
An entertaining multimedia performance travels through time to highlight artistry of the legends of the Harlem Renaissance. Learn about creative writers Langston Hughes, Zora Neal Hurston, and more. Explore the imaginative works of visual artists Romare Bearden, Aaron Douglas, and sculptor Augusta Savage. Don’t miss the “red hot” Harlem Grooves!
TARGETED GRADE LEVEL: Elementary Version (K-5) Secondary Version (6-8, 9-12)
PROGRAM DURATION: 45 Minutes
PROGRAM MATERIALS: Student Worksheets and Teaching Resource Guides
CORE CURRICULUM & TOPICS: Harlem Renaissance, Arts & Humanities, Social Activism, Language Arts, Social Studies, African American History and Culture, Politics, Jazz Age, Music Education