Education


“A Century of Jazz” Arts in Education Program

“A Century of Jazz “, 100 years of jazz development. A demonstration of a variety of jazz forms and styles, supported by a historic narration, a musical insight, a question and answer session, and a inspirational workshop. Showing how different cultures have influenced Jazz music from its birth to the present. Professional musicians and vocalists. The program is designed for Concert, Workshop, or Student Assembly.

This program instills a positive attitude and direction towards musical and social growth. This no limits approach combined with a structured musical lesson plan illustrates the value of jazz education in our society.


traditional jazz - ragtime

the blues

big band swing era

jazzy blues - jazz vocals

bebop

cool jazz - modal jazz

funky jazz - r&b vocals

contemporary jazz

latin jazz

Jazz Appreciation Program for Younger Audiences

Jazz Education is very vital for our newer generations. Teaching thoughts of imagination, personal expression, and self discipline to help them achieve whatever goals they dream.

Emotions soar high in young hearts and jazz music gently provides an enrichment and fulfillment to their wandering passion. This program is very interactive and fun.

Jazz is a great American Artform. Prestigious, Cultural, Historical, Educational and Inspirational.

Jazz Trio with Vocals – “Jazz Legends Performance”

Cool Jazz, Swing, Bebop, Latin Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, World Music, Smooth Jazz and Vocals. The music is sensitive and intimate. The performance consists of a collection of jazz standards of the great jazz legends of yesterday and today.

The music takes you back to another era in time but also keeps you right in the groove. It will have you smiling, singing, swaying, or just closing your eyes enjoying a real pleasant morning, afternoon, or evening.


stella by starlight

don't get around much anymore

windows - jazz waltz

days of wine and roses

i can write a book

sugar - cool jazz

alice in wonderland

moonglow - new orleans style

black nile

jazz crooners - sinatra style

ain't no sunshine - r&b classic

shake rattle & roll - blues classic

Airborne Jazz has been on the Performing Arts Touring Rosters since (1992) of the New England Foundation for the Arts and Connecticut Commission on the Arts. Up to 50% of the band’s performance fee can be funded

Versatility & Repertoire

1900’s – 1920’s – Blues, Traditional, and Ragtime

1930’s – 1940’s – Big Band Swing and Jazz Standards

1950’s – Bebop, Island and Latin Jazz

1960’s – Modal and Cool Jazz

1970’s – 1980’s – Jazz Fusion, R&B, and Funk

1990’s – 2000’s – Contemporary Jazz, Smooth Jazz and Vocals, World Music

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