Jazz and Its History: Masters of Music

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Amon Carter Online Projects

Take your students to nineteenth-century Texas, Antarctica, the American West, and elsewhere without leaving your classroom! Visit the Amon Carter’s online teaching resources for images, information on artworks and artists, discussion questions, and classroom activities for all grade levels tied to state and national standards.

Takes jazz from its origins to the present day, showing the synthesis of jazz and electronic music and citing today's best instrumentalists. Several of the artists in the Amon Carter permanent collection were heavily influenced by jazz and reflected that in their art. This a recommended resource for "Picturing America" project from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

TRC audience: 
Elementary (K-5)
Middle School (6-8)
TRC subject: 
20th Century (1900-1945)
20th Century (1946-1999)
Multicultural Topics
Picturing America Resource
TRC format: 
Book