Jazz continues, into its second century, as one of the most important musics taught in public middle and high schools. Even so, research related to how students learn, especially in their earliest interactions with jazz culture, is limited. Weaving together interviews and observations of junior and senior high school jazz players and teachers, private studio instructors, current university students majoring in jazz, and university and college jazz faculty, I developed a composite sketch of a secondary school student learning to play jazz.
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- Partial requirement for: D.M.A., Arizona State University, 2013Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 216-225)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Music education