Teach Your Orchestra to Improvise

Introducing Young String Players to Jazz

Swing isn’t just for big band. Adapting standard exercises for beginning string orchestra to jazz rhythms is easily done and forms the basis of this lesson plan. Also included are video resources to help you use a flipped classroom model.

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