Eckstine, Stayhorn, and the Dorseys: Masters of Swing

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Students explore the history of swing music. In this music history activity, students research the Dorsey Brothers, Billy Eckstine, and William Strayhorn to learn about swing music. Students define swing, develop a timeline of events in the swing era, and listen to examples of the music. Students then compare jazz and swing.

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Grade
8th - 10th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Research
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