UD.00 Boomwhackers Blues


Pedagogical content

• Shuffle rhythm (8th note swing) and ternary subdivision
• Harmony – degrees and tonal functions I, IV and V
• Signaling, comping, and monitoring
• Active listening – participation and waiting
• Form and structure (12 and 8-bar blues)
• Melody – singing
• Writing – lyrics
• Improvisation and solos – pentatonic and blues scales
• Complementary content: History of the blues – Where does it come from? Who are the most significant artists of the genre?