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Preservation Hall Lessons – Barlines, Measure and the Musical Staff
Barlines, Measure, and The Staff
Students will identify and describe the elements of a musical staff.
Preservation Hall Lessons – New Orleans Clarinet Introduction
Clarinet Introduction
Students will be able to describe the role of the Clarinet in New Orleans music.
Clarinet Technique
Students will be introduced to New Orleans techniques for performing on the Clarinet.
Drum Set Introduction
Students will describe the role of the Drumset in New Orleans music.
Drum Set Technique
Students will be introduced to New Orleans techniques for performing on a Drumset.
Preservation Hall Lessons – Elements of New Orleans Music Lesson featuring When the Saints Go Marching In
Elements of Music
Students will analyze the basic elements of music: melody, rhythm (beat), form, jazz harmony, and expressive qualities.
The Olympia Brass Band leads a New Orleans Jazz funeral in this photo montage describing the jazz funeral.
Just a Closer Walk With Thee
Students will learn the history of Jazz funerals and instrument techniques for the song, “Just a Closer Walk With Thee.”
Preservation Hall Lessons – Music and Math, Beats Per Measure Lesson
Music and Math
Students will analyze the relationship between math and music.
Preservation Hall Lessons – New Orleans Music Genres and Origins – Bourbon Street Parade, Mahalia Jackson and more
New Orleans Genres and Origin
Students will explore genres of music unique to New Orleans history and culture.
Preservation Hall Lessons – New Orleans, the Birthplace of Jazz – Congo Square, New Orleans Jazz and its African Roots
New Orleans, The Birthplace of Jazz
Students will research and gather information on the history and culture of New Orleans Jazz and its African roots.
Preservation Hall Lessons - Reading Music and Note Values
Note Values
Students will read quarter, half, dotted half, and whole notes and apply the beats with body percussion techniques.
Preservation Hall Lessons – New Orleans Piano Introduction
Piano Introduction
Students will be able to describe the role of the Piano in New Orleans music.
Preservation Hall Lessons – New Orleans Piano Technique
Piano Technique
Students will be introduced to New Orleans techniques for performing on the Piano.
Preservation Hall Lessons – New Orleans Rhythm and Beat
Rhythm and Beat
Students will train their ears to identify a song by its rhythm and beat.
Preservation Hall Lessons – Sousaphone Introduction with Preservation Hall Sousaphonist Kerry Lewis
Sousaphone Introduction
Students will be able to describe the role of the Sousaphone in New Orleans music.
Preservation Hall Lessons – Sousaphone and Tuba Technique with Preservation Hall Sousaphonist Kerry Lewis
Sousaphone Technique
Students will be introduced to New Orleans techniques for performing on the Sousaphone.
Preservation Hall Lessons – Treble Clef and the Bass Clef
Treble Clef and Bass Clef
Students will apply a mnemonic device strategy to identify treble and bass clef names and spaces on the musical staff.
Preservation Hall Lessons – New Orleans Trombone Introduction
Trombone Introduction
Students will describe the role of the Trombone in New Orleans music.
Preservation Hall Lessons – New Orleans Trombone Technique Lesson with Preservation Hall trombonist Freddie Lonzo
Trombone Technique
Students will be introduced to New Orleans techniques for performing on the Trombone.
Preservation Hall Lessons – New Orleans Trumpet Introduction with Preservation Hall Trumpeter Kevin Louis
Trumpet Introduction
Students will be able to describe the role of the Trumpet in New Orleans music.
Preservation Hall Lessons – Trumpet Technique with Preservation Hall Trumpeter Kevin Louis
Trumpet Technique
Students will be introduced to New Orleans techniques for performing on the Trumpet.
Preservation Hall Lessons – New Orleans Upright Bass Introduction
Upright Bass Introduction
Students will be able to describe the role of the Upright Bass in New Orleans music.
Preservation Hall Lessons – New Orleans Upright Bass Technique
Upright Bass Technique
Students will be introduced to New Orleans techniques for performing on the Upright Bass.