What do you listen for when you listen to music?

 

Do you ever hear form in music?

Can you recognize the different instruments?

 

Why do some songs stick in our heads while other do not?

 

Why does music create emotions for the listener?

 

THE LISTENING LAB
 

Objective:  To help aspiring musicians recognize by ear some of the most influential songs for a particular genre or instrument.

 

CONTRIBUTE TO THE LISTENING LAB

Proficient Level  3.6pts

  • Research the most influential songs in your genre.   

  • Pick your top ten songs based on your research.

  • Build a Youtube Playlist with the 10 songs you chose. 

  • Share the link with your instructor.  The playlist will be embedded onto this site. 

  • Write out the names of the songs and the composers or musicians.  Any interesting information that can back up your choices will help.

 

Exemplary Level 4Pts.

Create a“drop the needle” quiz for the songs you chose. Download the songs from YouTube, create short examples that someone would have to identify.

 

THE LAB WILL EVENTUALLY POST

  • Jazz Standards- Evan

  • ​Jazz Genres

  • Rock Genres

  • EDM Genres

  • Film Scores

  • Repertoire for Instruments

 
TRUMPET PLAYER PLAYLIST
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This is an example playlist that highlights great trumpet players.  I choose the ones that have been the most prolific recording artists; Chris Botti, Wynton Marsalis, and Maurice Andre. Several classic jazz artists have also been included; Louis Armstrong, Clifford Brown, Chet Baker Bix Beiderbecke, and more.  Got a video that you think should be included? Let me know.

TOP TEN JAZZ STANDARDS YOU SHOULD KNOW
by Evan Hosley  Coming soon!

What do you listen for when you listen to music?

 

Do you ever hear form in music?

Can you recognize the different instruments?

 

Why do some songs stick in our heads while other do not?

 

Why does music create emotions for the listener?

 

THE LISTENING LAB
 

Objective:  To help aspiring musicians recognize by ear some of the most influential songs for a particular genre or instrument.

 

CONTRIBUTE TO THE LISTENING LAB

 

Proficient Level  3.6pts

  • Research the most influential songs or artists for your topic  (See below)

  • Pick your top ten songs/artists based on your research.

  • Build a Youtube Playlist with the 10 songs you chose. 

  • Share the link with your instructor.  The playlist will be embedded onto this site. 

  • Write out the names of the songs and the composers or musicians.  Any interesting information that can back up your choices will help.

 

 

 

Exemplary Level 4Pts.

Create a“drop the needle” quiz for the songs you chose. Download the songs from YouTube, create short examples that someone would have to identify.

 

THE LAB WILL EVENTUALLY POST

  • Jazz Standards 

  • Jazz Genres

  • Rock Genres

  • EDM Genres

  • Film Scores

  • Repertoire for Instruments

 

 

 

 
CROSS GENRE TRUMPET PLAYER PLAYLIST
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MOST PROLIFIC JAZZ TRUMPET PLAYERS
by Leah Allen

This is an example playlist that highlights great trumpet players.  I choose the ones that have been the most prolific recording artists; Chris Botti, Wynton Marsalis, and Maurice Andre. Several classic jazz artists have also been included; Louis Armstrong, Clifford Brown, Chet Baker Bix Beiderbecke, and more.  Got a video that you think should be included? Let me know.

Miles Davis

Song: A Night in Tunisia

Dizzy Gillespie

Song: ​​Manteca

Louis Armstrong

Song: Basin Street Blues​

Wynton Marsalis

Song​: Jungle Blues

Clifford Brown

Song: ​Easy Living

Chet Baker

Song: Autumn Leaves​

Maynard Ferguson​​

Song: ​​Chameleon

Freddie Hubbard

Song: ​​Cantaloupe Island

Donald Byrd

Song: Black Byrd​

Lee Morgan

I Remember Clifford

MOST PROLIFIC JAZZ PIANO PLAYERS
by Will Addington
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